April 10, 2017

Fact Sheets and Materials

General Information:

About Us

A brief introduction to the Creative Commons network, our chapter, and what we do.

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Licensing with Creative Commons

A brief 2-page guide on using CC licenses, how they work, the various attributes, and why you should join the commons.

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A Brief Primer on Copyright

Answering the basic questions about copyright, what it applies to, and how open licensing fits in. This document should not be interpreted as legal guidance.

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About Open Education:

OER State Legislative Guide

This guide is meant to provide policymakers and staff with a cross-sectional, annotated set of legislative texts that help expand the use of OER (open educational resources), a powerful alternative to the broken textbook market. An editable version can be downloaded here.

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Common Licensing Questions

Our chapter hosted a live Twitter chat using #AskCC for educators and other practitioners, to answer common copyright and licensing questions. These questions and answers were compiled into a full, printed document. These answers should not be interpreted as legal guidance.

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Addressing Common Concerns about OER

Short responses to some of the most common questions about open educational resources.

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