What Are Creative Commons Licensed Images? A Student’s Guide from The Unquiet Library
What Are CreativeCommons LicensedImages? A Student’s Guide from The Unquiet Library Fall 2012 Buffy Hamilton, Librarian http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com 1CC image from http://www.flickr.com/photos/francois/400487528/sizes/l/
CC image from http://www.flickr.com/photos/peterleth/4616626262/
The Rationale and Purpose of Creative Commons Licensing Creative Commons provides tools that The Creative Commons give everyone from copyright licenses and individual creators to tools forge a balance large companies and inside the traditional institutions a simple, “all rights reserved” standardized way to setting that copyright grant copyright law creates. permissions to their creative work. Every license helps creators — we call them licensors if they Every Creative use our tools — retain Commons license also copyright while ensures licensors get allowing others to the credit for their copy, distribute, and work they deserve. make some uses of their work — at least non-commercially.Source: "About The Licenses." Creative Commons. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Aug. 2012. 3<http://creativecommons.org/licenses/>.
Our Favorite Ways Of Accessing Photo Pools of Copyright Friendly Creative Commons Images Advanced Flickr Search Compfight (search engine for Flickr) Wikimedia Commons (some public domain images; some Creative Commons licensedphotos—look at the bottom of the page with the photo for details) 4
We also like usingPHOTOS (not cartoon clip art) from Microsoft Clip Gallery in Office or the online version of Microsoft Clip Gallery 5
Our Guidelines at CVHS All images should come from copyright friendly sources that either provide explicit WRITTEN permission for us to use the photos at no charge OR photos that have a Creative Commons license.Provide image attribution (giving credit to the source) on aslide, in a document, or in a multimedia Works Cited page. Pay attention to the Creative Common license—for some photos, you may not alter the original work. The librarystaff can help you make this determination if you think you may want to tweak the image with a photo editing tool. 6
Attribution CC BY . For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page. This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered. Recommended for maximum dissemination and use of licensed materials. 8Learn more at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ and http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Attribution Share-Alike CC BY-SA . This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work even for commercial purposes, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms. All new works based on yours will carry the same license, so any derivatives will also allow commercial use. For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page..Learn more at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ and 9http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC . This license allows for redistribution, commercial and non-commercial, as long as it is passed along unchanged and in whole, with credit to you. For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page.Learn more at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ and 10http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC . This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially Although their new works must also acknowledge you and be non-commercial, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms.Learn more at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ and 11http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
Attribution-NonCommercial- ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA . This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms.Learn more at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ and 12http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivs CC BY-NC-ND This license is the most restrictive of the six main licenses Only allows others to download your works and share them with others as long as they credit you, but they can’t change them in any way or use them commercially.Learn more at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ and 13http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
Attribution: Noncommercial : No Derivative Share Alike : You let others You let others Works: You allow others copy, distribute, copy, distribute, You let others to distribute display, and display, and copy, distribute, derivative works perform your perform your display, and only under a copyrighted work - and perform only license identical work - and derivative works verbatim copies to the license derivative works based upon it - of your work, that governs based upon it - but for not derivative your work. but only if they noncommercial works based give you credit. purposes only. upon it. 15Source: http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/
The baselineminimum qualitywe are looking for in a CC image is that it require attribution.
How do I read the CC license on aFlickr image from the CreativeCommons photo pool?Image from Microsoft Clip Gallery 17
Mouse over each icon to see what the CC licensing symbol represents/means. 18CC image from http://www.flickr.com/photos/publicenergy/1846375599/sizes/l/
Providing Attribution to CC Imagges from Flickr • This CC image from: [insert hyperlink] • Be sure to click the space bar after you paste the hyperlink so it turns blue and becomes “live” • You may link to the original page or the “download image” page • Use size 8-10 fontImage from Microsoft Clip Gallery 19
How do I read the CC licenseon an image from WikimediaCommons?Image from Microsoft Clip Gallery 20
Go to the section entitled Licensing and read the license before using and providing attribution. Use the same methods as the Flickr photos for attribution (see slide 14) 21Screenshot from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tiny_Grass_Blue_Zizula_hylax_by_kadavoor.JPG
To provide attribution to a Microsoft Clip Gallery image, simply create a text box and type the text: Image from Microsoft Clip Gallery; you may use size 8-10 font.Image from Microsoft Clip Gallery 22
If you shoot your own original photography, please include attribution that states: Original photography by [your name]Image from Microsoft Clip Gallery
CC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/xjrlokix/5097846224/sizes/l/in/photostream/
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