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* [[FAQ]] - Important documentation of frequently asked CC questions. A must read !
* [[FAQ]] - Important documentation of frequently asked CC questions. A must read !
== CC Learn Productions==
== CC Education/OER==
'''Note: CC Learn is no longer a division of Creative Commons. Much of the information in the archive below may be outdated and/or incorrect. For the most up-to-date information about CC in education, see http://creativecommons.org/education.'''
* The Open Education program at Creative Commons works to minimize barriers to universal access to education that are created by increasingly restrictive copyright laws and incompatible technologies. [http://creativecommons.org/education Learn more about CC Education and Open Educational Resources].
====Organizational Media====
* CC Learn Informational Flyer ([[Media:Cclearn-information-flyer.pdf|pdf]])  ([[Media:Cclearn-information-flyer-print.pdf|pdf - print w/.125" bleed]])  ([http://www.scribd.com/doc/15058699/ccLearn-Informational-Flyer Scribd])
====CC Learn Reports====
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/license-mapping-report-15_dec_-2008-color-v2.pdf What status for “open”? An examination of the licensing policies of open educational organizations and projects] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/license-mapping-report-15_dec_-2008-color-v2.odt odt])
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/What-status-for-open-Data-Supplement-v1.pdf Data Supplement to “What status for ‘open’?” A graphical view of the licensing policies of open educational organizations and projects] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/What-status-for-open-Data-Supplement-v1.odt odt])
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/discovered-paper-17-july-2009.pdf Enhanced Search for Educational Resources— A Perspective and a Prototype from CC Learn] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/discovered-paper-17-july-2009.odt odt])
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Otherwise_Open_report.pdf Otherwise Open Managing Incompatible Content within Open Educational Resources] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Otherwise_Open_report.odt odt])
====CC Learn Explanations====
*[http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/cclearn-explanations-oer-and-cc-licenses-05-apr-09.pdf CC Learn Explanations: Open Educational Resources and Creative Commons Licensing] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/cclearn-explanations-oer-and-cc-licenses-05-apr-09.odt odt])
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/cclearn-explanations-cc-license-compatability.pdf Remixing OER: A Guide to License Compatibility] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/cclearn-explanations-cc-license-compatability.odt odt])
====CC Learn Step by Step Guides====
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/cclearn-step-by-step-applying-cc-licenses-06-apr-09.pdf Applying Creative Commons licenses to your educational resources] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/cclearn-step-by-step-applying-cc-licenses-06-apr-09.odt odt])
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/cclearn-step-by-step-discovered.pdf Preparing Your Educational Resources for DiscoverEd] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/cclearn-step-by-step-discovered.odt odt])
====CC Learn Recommendations====
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/cclearn-recommendations-increase-funding-impact-05-apr-09.pdf Increase Funding Impact] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/cclearn-recommendations-increase-funding-impact-05-apr-09.odt odt])
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/cclearn-recommendations-publishing-your-oer-on-the-internet-05-apr-09.pdf Publishing Your Open Educational Resources on the Internet] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/cclearn-recommendations-publishing-your-oer-on-the-internet-05-apr-09.odt odt])
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/ccLearn_primer-Why_CC_BY.pdf CC Learn Recommendations: Why CC BY?] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/ccLearn_primer-Why_CC_BY.odt odt] )
* [http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/cclearn-recommendations-dealing-with-incompatible-content-in-OER.pdf Dealing with Legally Incompatible Content in OER] (pdf) ([http://learn.creativecommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/cclearn-recommendations-dealing-with-incompatible-content-in-OER.odt odt])
==Technical Implementation==
==Technical Implementation==

Revision as of 01:23, 10 October 2019

Welcome to the Creative Commons Documentation project!

This is a page for critical documentation about large scale CC specifications, recommendations, white papers, tutorials and other pieces that need to be written to explain various facets of Creative Commons across the board.

Join the community

  1. WIKI - Sign up for an account on this wiki and contribute here
  2. CHAT - Channel #CC at http://irc.freenode.net - http://wiki.creativecommons.org/IRC
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Many ways to contribute

  1. Help us translate documents.
  2. Help us create new documents.
  3. Help us log CC press articles.

Top 5 Docs

These are in order of general relevance and promotion.

  1. What is Creative Commons? flyer (pdf) (scribd.com)
  2. What is Creative Commons? (pdf) (scribd.com)
  3. Sharing Creative Works Comics - A general introduction to copyright and CC licensing
  4. Licensing and Marking Content (pdf) (scribd.com)
  5. Creative Commons Integration With Your Website (pdf)

Creative Commons Explained

Documents that aim to explain CC and licensing.

About Creative Commons

Using the Creative Commons Licences

Using Creative Commons Content


Sector-specific Information



  • FAQ - Important documentation of frequently asked CC questions. A must read !

CC Education/OER

Technical Implementation


  • Developers - Documentation and information for software developers.

Integration Best Practices



Staff Contributions

Mailing list archives

Technical Documentation

Help Translate Documents

Please help CC translate these documents into other languages. For the documents written in English already uploaded to this site, we've included the standardized 3-character language code, ISO 639-2. For example, the Web Integration PDF is labeled "Creativecommons-webintegration_eng.pdf". A Japanese translation of the same document would be labeled "Creativecommons-webintegration_jpn.pdf".

Available translations can be found at Translate/Documentation.

Help Create Documents!

How do you see CC? While these documents can exist on this wiki just fine and is a great way to get started, below is a package consisting of the Scribus document and files necessary to make documentation. Please post up any of your creations on this page!

Please help us complete these, to make our wiki as informative as possible !

Teaching Creative Commons

How should you go about teaching Creative Commons ideas to a general audience?

CC Denmark has made a section "CC i undervisningen" (CC in education) containing video tutorials, pdf guides and other ressources for teachers. [1](In Danish)

Creative Commons in the classroom

Creative Commons Overview for your Company

An overview of Creative Commons for a company.

Creative Commons + Open CourseWare Legal Guide