Open Educational Resources, RIT China: Creative Commons Licenses

Creative Commons Licenses

Creative Commons

Information on how to license your work, different types of licenses, and how you can use and potentially modify Creative Commons resources. 

Search the Creative Commons for content.  You can search by format of content (media, image, etc.) as well as by how you can use the content.

What is Creative Commons?

Creative Commons helps you legally share your knowledge and creativity to build a more equitable, accessible, and innovative world. We unlock the full potential of the internet to drive a new era of development, growth and productivity. ( )

Creative Commons License Information

There are six different types of Creative Commons Licenses and each allows different uses.  Usage allowances vary from redistribution and sharing; editing and adding; commercial usage; etc.  The Creative Commons site provides detailed information about each of these licenses and what they allow at: .

Differences Between Open License, Public Domain and All Rights Reserved Copyright

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