Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization developed to allow users to find content and use it freely and without having to obtain copyright permissions from the creator. Creative commons also allows you to choose a specific license to place on your own work. A variety of works such as photographs, text, artwork, images, music, and videos can all be found within the Creative Commons site and used without permission, but some restrictions apply. From an individual to a large organization, any creator can grant specific copyrights by attributing specific conditions and licenses to their personal works, whether it has an "all rights reserved," or "no rights reserved," others can use the material as specified.
A search of just Creative Commons content can be performed with retrieval results of material to freely use. Creative Commons searches a wide range of material formats through various search engines such as GOOGLE* search. Click here to perform a search.
About the Creative Commons Licenses
There are six different licenses with various conditions that the author can choose to be applied to each work. Symbols are placed near the works which informs the person how it can be used. The set of conditions that the creator chooses for their works are as follows:
The six licenses are:
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