How do you use a Creative Commons license?

First stepsWhat is Creative Commons? (or try the excellent Get CC Savvy course here at School of Open)You don’t need to register your work just pick a license!Make sure your work is copyrightable.Make sure you have the rights.Make sure you understand how Creative Commons licenses operate.

Can I use an image with a Creative Commons license?

Although Public Domain, Creative Commons (CC) or GNU Public Licenses allow free usage of images and photos, and the license status makes them seem safe to use, reality is using these kind of images in your website or online publication can be very risky, legal-wise.

Is Creative Commons free to use?

Creative Commons offers licenses and tools to the public free of charge and does not require that creators or other rights holders register with CC in order to apply a CC license to a work.

What are four types of Creative Commons licenses?

What are the different types of CC licenses?Attribution CC BY. Attribution ShareAlike CC BY-SA. Attribution-NoDerivs CC BY-ND. Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs CC BY-NC-ND.

What are examples of Creative Commons?

Number of Creative Commons works.Governments and intergovernmental organizations.Books.Comics.Educational resources.Games.Video games.Images and photos.

How many Creative Commons Licence types are there?

six different license types

What does a Creative Commons Licence allow you to do?

Creative Commons (CC) is an internationally active non-profit organisation that provides free licences for creators to use when making their work available to the public. CC licences allow the creator of the work to select how they want others to use the work.

Can you sell Creative Commons?

As the copyright owner in your work, you can sell or license it to others, which could be done through a contractual agreement.

What is the difference between Creative Commons and copyright?

Copyright confers some pretty heavy duty protections so that others don’t use your work without your permission. Creative Commons is a non-profit organization that provides licensing structures people can use to license their copyrighted work to anyone willing to abide by the licensing terms.

Can you make money from Creative Commons?

Did you know that you can make money on YouTube without ever uploading a video? YouTube allows it’s users access to a library of videos that fall under the Creative Commons license. This License allows you to use other people’s YouTube videos (and make money from them) as if they were your own.

How do you give good credits in Creative Commons?

Attributing Creative Commons imagesTitle: The title of the image.Author: The name of the creator.Source: The URL where the image is hosted (plus optional link to author profile).License: The type of Creative Commons license it is available under, including a link to the relevant license.

How do I add a Creative Commons license to a Word document?

Adding Licenses to Office Documents After the Office Addin is installed, the File menu will contain a Creative Commons command. Click the command and the license wizard will start. Selecting the license properties. After selecting the license properties, the text and hyperlink will be inserted into the document.

Is Creative Commons public domain?

When a work is in the public domain, it is free for use by anyone for any purpose without restriction under copyright law. Creative Commons licenses do not affect the status of a work that is in the public domain under applicable law, because our licenses only apply to works that are protected by copyright.

Should I use Creative Commons license?

Many artists and musicians want to give out their work but are afraid if they make it free to everyone, one day they will see it on a commercial or major ad campaign making money for someone else instead of themselves. A CC license is a great way to protect yourself and still maintain some rights.

How do I find my Creative Commons license?

Finding CC licensed videos on YouTubeDo a search and find the filters option. After you do a search on YouTube, click on the filters option.Filter results. Under ‘Features’ select Creative Commons. Now all the videos in the search will be licensed under Creative Commons.

How do I know if an image is Creative Commons?

Finding images available under a Creative Commons license is as simple as doing a search on Flickr or Google. Just take care to verify and comply with the exact terms of the license. To identify the CC license of an image, trace it back to the source and verify the license from there.

How Do I Get Creative Commons images?

While not all images on Google Images are Creative Commons licensed, it is possible to limit your search results to only images available under a Creative Commons license. To do so, run your search in the standard Google Image search bar and then on the results page, click on search tools just below the search box.

Does Creative Commons replace copyright?

Creative Commons licenses do not replace copyright registration—they apply in addition to copyright. Even if you’re using a Creative Commons license, it is advisable to register your copyright so you can protect your work from unauthorized uses through the courts.

Is Creative Commons good or bad?

Creative Commons is a good thing. Ultimately, though, the accumulated misattributions of Creative Commons licensed materials are bad for everyone. The more that content distributors take without giving back, the less incentive creators have to feed material into the system.

Can I monetize Creative Commons videos?

” You can monetize royalty-free or Creative Commons content if the license agreement grants you rights to use it commercially. If your visuals are mainly your own work and the Creative Commons videos are used sparingly, that is not a problem.