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Open Educational Resources (OER): Creative Commons Licensing

Overview of Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a non-profit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. They work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs.

-- From Creative Commons website


Choosing and Attributing Licenses

Acknowledgements and Attribution

This guide is adapted from Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries OER Program Guide. Both the MSU Libraries OER Program Guide and this guide (OER @WOU) are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License