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Copyright and Fair Use

This guide contains information and resources on copyright and fair use for Oxford College faculty and students.

Creative Commons

Some copyright owners prefer to share their work with the public, and one way to do this is through a Creative Commons License. Creative Commons is a way for copyright owners to allow others to use their work, under certain conditions. Copyright owners can choose from several licensing options and allow the public to use their work with certain restrictions like non-commercial use or with proper attribution.

  • Free, easy-to-use copyright licenses designed for sharing, using, and remixing creative work
  • Easily locate CC licensed works on Wikipedia, Flickr, Vimeo, YouTube, and other sites
  • Avoid copyright infringement by using CC licensed works in your courses
  • Encourage your students to select licenses for creative work they produce

"Creative Commons Licenses Explained" by MaconEastLibraryProject is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0