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Creative Commons is a nonprofit that offers free legal tools to creative people who would like to share their work under specified conditions. On the site, readers may like to start by searching the commons, which they can do using the convenient search feature. A search turns up results from the OpenClipArt library, Google, Wikimedia Commons, SoundCloud, and other sources - all of it pre-approved...

View Resource Foter Blog: How To Attribute Creative Commons Photos

With more than 227 million images available for legal use on its site, Creative Commons is a phenomenal resource for bloggers, educators, web designers, and many others working in digital images. However, according to the researchers at Foter Blog, more than 90 percent of Creative Commons photos are not attributed at all. Of those that are attributed, less than 10 percent are attributed properly....

View Resource YouTube: A Shared Culture

This snappy and succinct 3-minute video offers readers a concise explanation of what Creative Commons is, what it does, and how artists, corporations, musicians, bloggers, and anyone else might make use of it. Put simply, according the video, Creative Commons is like a public park: anyone can use a public park, as long as they follow certain guidelines. Likewise, anyone can use the materials on...