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Creative Commons

An overview of Creative Commons history and use, licensing, and resources for authors/creators.

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Are you working on a digital project and need supporting content? CC licenses allow others to freely use and reuse images, music, and video. Provided on this page are locations to find CC licensed work.

Reminder: Since there is no registration to use a CC license, CC has no way to determine what has and hasn't been placed under the terms of a CC license. If you are in doubt you should contact the copyright holder directly, or try to contact the site where you found the content.

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Abbey Elder
150 Parks Library
Iowa State University