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Copyright and Fair Use

Adapted from Texas A&M University Central Texas libuguide.

Five Types of Creative Commons

Attribution By

You are free to share and adapt. Must give appropriate credit.


Share Alike

Lets you remix, tweak, and build upon the original work, even for commercial purposes.


No Derivative Works

Free to use and share, but must be changes allowed.



Can copy, distribute, display, perform, or remix work - but only for non-commercial purposes.


Public Domain

CC0 - waive all interests and rights that may exist in the work worldwide; effectiveness depends on jurisdiction

0 - free of all known copyright restrictions