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Creative Commons Licensing and OERs
Generally, OERs are copyrightable materials that are shared under a Creative Commons license, allowing the material to be freely distributed, reproduced, and remixed. Browse this page to become more familiar with how Creative Commons Licensing works.
Understanding Creative Commons License (Infographic)
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Getting Started with Creative Commons
About the Licenses
This page explains exactly what each available Creative Commons license does in plain language, with links to each license deed and legal code.
Search for Creative Commons licensed materials for reuse.
Choose a License
When you're ready to share work you've created, visit the License Chooser to decide what license to apply to your material.
Other Licensing Info
A quick breakdown of other licensing options and how they work.
What are Creative Commons and Open Licences?
Though Creative Commons is a popular way to license open educational resources, it certainly isn't the only way. Here, BC Commons discusses the differences in Creative Commons, open licensing, public domain, and copyright.
Creating OER and Combining Licenses
Creating OER: Selecting and Creating a CC License