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YouTube: A Shared Culture

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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 the Creative Commons website, as long as they correctly attribute the work, based on the Creative Commons licensing system. In addition, artists and others who would like to share their work may choose exactly how they would like it to be used. For example, can it be used for commercial purposes, or not? Or, can people use it to make derivative work? Or, do the users need to share alike? Creative Commons seeks to build a global community of shared ideas, and this video explains the process.
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  • https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2016/0318
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Date Issued
August 19th, 2009
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Date of Scout Publication
March 18th, 2016
Date Of Record Creation
March 17th, 2016 at 3:13pm
Date Of Record Release
March 17th, 2016 at 4:59pm
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