Creative Commons for Educators SEARCH CC MATERIALS CC Search Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. CHOOSE A LICENSE Choose a License Castellano Castellano (España) Català Dansk Deutsch English Esperanto français Galego hrvatski Indonesia Italiano Latviski Lietuvių Magyar Melayu Nederlands Norsk polski Português Português (BR) română Suomeksi svenska Türkçe íslenska česky Ελληνικά Беларуская русский українська العربية پارسی 日本語 華語 (台灣) 한국어 UNDERSTANDING LICENSING AND IPR FOR OER PROJECTS HOW TO USE CREATIVE COMMONS VISUALS How to Use Creative Commons Visuals Tracking down quality visuals to accompany stories and blog posts can be difficult. Luckily, there are more than 200 million free photos on the web that are available for almost anyone to use - as long as they follow the tenets of Creative Commons licensing. TURNING A RESOURCE INTO AN OER Best Practices for CC Attribution Best practices for attribution You can use CC-licensed materials as long as you follow the license conditions. One condition of all CC licenses is attribution. Here are some good (and not so good) examples of attribution. Note: If you want to learn how to mark your own material with a CC license go here. CREATIVE COMMONS LICENCE COMPATIBILITY WIZARDS Creative Commons Licence Compatibility Wizards These Creative Commons Compatibility Wizards can be used to determine the range of Creative Commons licences which are compatible with each other when blending Creative Commons licensed resources to create new Open Educational Resources. FREE IMAGES Pixabay - Free Images Search over 390,000 free photos, illustrations, and vector graphics or share your own pictures as public domain on Pixabay. http://flickrcc.net/ Pics4Learning Thousands of copyright free and copyright friendly images and photos for teachers and students. Public Domain Pictures - Free Stock Photos Home for Public Domain Pictures. Free for private and commercial use. Free stock photos · Pexels Free high quality photos you can use everywhere. ✓ Free for commercial use ✓ No attribution required PhotoPin - Free Photos for Bloggers via Creative Commons A free tool that helps bloggers and designers find beautiful photos with Creative Commons licensing. Download the photos and get attribution links already formatted for you! Free Images - Free Stock Photos More than 13,700 FREE digital photographic images for web, dtp, and design. Royalty and cost free stock photos. Free stock photographic library. FAQ Frequently Asked Questions These FAQs are designed to provide a better understanding of Creative Commons, our licenses, and our other legal and technical tools. They provide basic information, sometimes about fairly complex topics, and will often link to more detailed information. Other CC FAQs: CC0 Public Domain Dedication and Public Domain Mark. FAQ Yes, the images are really free because only public domain or Creative Commons licensed photos that are allowed for commercial use are added on this site. If you use any of the images here, please make sure to give proper credits to the authors.