Unlocking knowledge to build a more equitable and innovative world

Our focus

Open Education

Expanding the use of openly licensed materials in higher education and K-12 classrooms

Open Access

Removing barriers to the free sharing of scholarly research

Open Culture

Building the body of cultural and creative works freely available to the public

Open Data

Facilitating scientific collaboration and innovation through the free flow of data

We're creating a series of digital and printable materials on everything from "Understanding Copyright" to "Advocating for Open Education".


Wait, what is the Commons?

CC Stories

Our Team

Meredith Jacob
Meredith Jacob
Michael Carroll
Michael Carroll