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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. Help us review the documentation here. Help us create new documents too!


  • Developer - Documentation for software developers.


  • FAQ - Important documentation of frequently asked CC questions.

Integration Best Practices

Mailing list archives


  • Marking - How to properly mark various media with Creative Commons licenses.
  • Metadata Marking - The primary focus of this article is machine-readable metadata
    • Metadata - the in-progress basic page to define how CC's metadata functions
    • ccREL - the in-progress advanced page to define how CC's metadata functions




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


Podcasting Legal Guide


Documents that aim to explain CC and licensing.

Technical Documentation

White Papers

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!

Teaching Creative Commons

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

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