Tag Archives: Creative Commons

Choosing the right Creative Commons licence for your work

Why would you want a Creative Commons licence? The Creative Commons copyright licenses give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to grant copyright permissions to their creative work. As more people adopt this … Continue reading

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Hurrah! An easy way to attribute Flickr images

 Image source: creative commons licensed (BY-NC-ND) flickr photo by Jonas Tana: http://flickr.com/photos/jonastana/6280941316 Flickr is an image and video hosting site. Registering an account also allows users to create a profile page containing photos and videos that the user has uploaded. Users uploading an … Continue reading

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A useful visual guide to choosing the right Creative Commons licence

In previous posts I wrote about how to find images that have a Creative Commons licence and how to choose and apply a Creative Commons to your work  It is important to remember that other people’s images must always be attributed … Continue reading

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How to choose and apply a Creative Commons licence to your work to encourage open social sharing

There is an increasing movement to openly share information and to encourage people to re-share through Twitter or any of the other social channels. Many do not want to attach strict copyright to such work, but still want to be … Continue reading

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Sharing on social media websites is clearly seen as a positive step forward but we still need to be mindful of copyright and that we cannot just use somebody else’s work without permission. Where permission is granted then it is important to … Continue reading

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