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Copyright & Fair Use: Creative Commons & Copyright Basics

This guide provides a general overview of copyright issues.

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Creative Commons

Copyright law gives creators certain kinds of control over their creative work. If people want to use copyrighted work, they often have to ask for permission from the creator. Creative Commons works within copyright law. It allows creators to grant permission to everyone in the world to use their work in certain ways. [https://creativecommons.org/get-cc-savvy/copyright-creativecommons-are-friends/]

Creative Commons Licenses

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