For an educational audience. A very basic overview of copyright, creative commons, and the public domain. What each one means, how to determine what Fair Use is, and how to locate works you don't need permission to re-use!
Is it Fair Use? (this is not a Yes/No question) A. Is the use done for a “transformative” purpose? B. How do the Four Factors measure? 1. the purpose & character of the use (non-commercial is good) 2. the nature of the copyrighted work (purely factual works are more likely to be Fair Use than creative works) 3. the amount and subtantiality of the work 4. the effect of the use of the work on the markethttp://fairuse.stanford.edu/Copyright_and_Fair_Use_Overview/chapter9/9-a.html#1
the spectrum of rights c Copyright cc Creative Commons Public Domain All Rights Reserved Some Rights Reserved No Rights Reserved• Re-use requires the • Re-use is permitted without • May be used withoutpermission from the permission under the permission. copyright owner. speciﬁcations shared in the license.
• Licenses that deﬁne the spectrum of possibilities between copyright and the public domain.• Retain your copyright while allowing certain uses of your right, as prescribed in the license you choose.
AttributionOthers can copy, distribute, display, perform, or remix the work if the author’sname is credited as speciﬁed.Non-CommercialOthers can copy, distribute, display, perform or remix the work but for non-commercial purposes only. No Derivative Works Others can copy, distribute, display, or perform verbatim copies of the work.Share AlikeOthers can copy, distribute, display, or perform the work only under a licenseidentical to the one the work is shared under.
• Use the “Advanced Image Search” feature of Flickr at: http://www.ﬂickr.com/search/advanced • Enter your key terms in the search box• Scroll to the bottom and check the box next to “Only search within Creative Commons-licensed content” • Click “Search”
To re-use this image without permission, you must: • Attribute the author. • Use for non-commercial purposes. • Use the image as is.By: Martin Sercombe CC-BY-NC-ND
Search for other types of CC-licensed media at: http://search.creativecommons.org/