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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.

Eventually, this type of content will be moved to our main website, but for now, this is the incubator for this type of content.


  • FAQ - An important documentation of frequently asked questions.
  • What is CC? - One Page (pdf)


  • Marking - How to properly mark various media with Creative Commons licenses.


  • Developer - There are various bits of documentation available for developers.

Podcasting Legal Guide


How does Creative Commons and Commercial entities work together to get artists and companies paid.


Best Practices

This is a for outlining best practices in different domains including the often used Media Hosting Best Practice.

Help Create Documents

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!

Teaching Creative Commons

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

Creative Commons Overview for your Company

An overview of Creative Commons for a company.

Creative Commons + Open CourseWare Legal Guide

Creative Commons in the classroom