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Open Educational Resources: Creative Commons

Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning, and research resources released under an open license that permits their free use and repurposing by others.

Creative Commons

Publishing your work under a Creative Commons (CC) licenses makes it easy to share with others under terms that you choose.  Many Open Educational Resources are published under CC licenses because the licenses are easy to understand, standardized, and designed for online use.  Learn more and choose a licence at

By Design: Markus Büsges, leomaria designbüro, Germany [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Aditya Dipankar
Aditya Dipankar
Open Content A Practical Guide to Using Creative Commons Licences web-29


 "C -  Clones or Creative Commons" by Kristina  Alexanderson is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

Content published under a Creative Commons license can be reused under the conditions of the license, but must be attributed appropriately.  Read more about how to do this at the Creative Commons Wiki: Best Practices for Attribution.

Creative Commons Video