Best Practices for Marking Content with CC Licensing Information. Accurate and consistent marking helps users easily identify a Creative Commons licensed work and understand how they may reuse it. We have a set of best practices divided by your role in the creation/reuse of CC-licensed content.


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Creator of CC-licensed content

It is important to properly note the license you have chosen so that others know what they can and can't do with your work. We have developed some best practices to help you understand the ideal way to mark your work so others know what they can and can't do with your content.

User of CC-licensed content

Whether you're sharing or creating a derivative work, it is your legal obligation to indicate what license is being used. We have developed some guidelines and examples to help you understand the ideal way to attribute others when sharing or reusing their works.

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