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Copyright & Licensing for Student Creators

What is Creative Commons?

Creative Commons License

What is Creative Commons by Victor Grigas, Wikimedia Foundation, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA) license. Please link to this page when providing attribution.

Choosing a License

Use the Creative Commons license chooser to help share your work. Enter information about your project, and it will generate the license for you. Then copy and paste the generated text, image, and code right into your project.


"Choose a license" by Creative Commons is licensed under CC BY 4.0.


Open Licenses, Step by Step

This presentation walks you through the process of creating your own license and how to add the license to your work.

This guide is for your general information purposes only and not to be construed as legal advice. If you have legal questions, please consult with an attorney.

Creative Commons License
Unless otherwise stipulated, this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.