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Best practices for attribution - Creative Commons

You can use CC-licensed materials as long as you follow the license conditions. One condition of all CC licenses is attribution. Here are some good (and not so good) examples of attribution. Note: If you want to learn how to mark your own material with a CC license go here. Examples of attribution Here is a photo. This is an ideal attribution Because: Title? Author? Source? License? This is a pretty good attribution Title? Author? Source? License? This is an incorrect attribution Photo: Creative Commons Title? Author? Source? License? This is a good attribution for material you modified slightly Title, Author, Source, and License are all noted Modification? This is a good attribution for material from which you created a derivative work Original Title, Author, Source, and License are all noted Derivative? New author of the derivative work is also noted Note: If you're at a point where you are licensing derivative works, go to Marking your work with a CC license. Title? Author? Source? License? 1.

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Understanding copyright, licensing and attribution for photos and images - Book Creator app Finding good quality images to use in your Book Creator books is not always easy. Even if you find the right image, you have to be sure you’ve understood the licensing and attribution, or you could be breaking copyright law. If you’re someone who thought it was ok just to do a Google search and take the first good image you find – well, this article is for you. In schools especially, we need to educate students (and teachers!) to be aware of proper methods to find images. This article will help you understand why it’s important to source images from the right places.

How to give attribution Here is a photo. Following it are some examples of how people might attribute it. This is an ideal attribution “Creative Commons 10th Birthday Celebration San Francisco” by tvol is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Fair Use - Copyright for Libraries - LibGuides at American Library Association Please note that ALA cannot give legal advice. If you need legal advice, you should contact an intellectual property attorney. The Fair Use Doctrine provides for limited use of copyrighted materials for educational and research purposes without permission from the owners. It is not a blanket exemption. Instead, each proposed use must be analyzed under a four-part test. About CC Licenses Creative Commons licenses give everyone from individual creators to large institutions a standardized way to grant the public permission to use their creative work under copyright law. From the reuser’s perspective, the presence of a Creative Commons license on a copyrighted work answers the question, “What can I do with this work?” There are six different license types, listed from most to least permissive here: CC BY: This license allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, so long as attribution is given to the creator.

Creative Commons thinkathon – WeAreOpenCoop – Medium Creative Commons helps individuals and organizations legally share their knowledge and creativity to build a more equitable, accessible, and innovative world — unlocking the full potential of the internet to drive a new era of development, growth and productivity. In early 2016, Creative Commons were successful in obtaining funding Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Institute for Museum and Library Services for the development of the CC Master Certificate and specialised versions for educators, government, and librarians. The project team has been meticulous about documenting their journey so far. As part of the discovery phase of the project, Creative Commons asked the We Are Open Co-op team to help them find the edges of the project through a Thinkathon. The initial brief was to start the ball rolling around:

How To Properly Search For and Attribute Creative Commons Photos If your students are content creators (and honestly, most of them are), they already know that high-quality images make their work stand out. They can find plenty of open source images if they know where to look. Creative Commons was built to help us find some of the best open-source options out there. That’s only the first step, however. We also need to know how to properly attribute Creative Commons photos. In this article, we’ll give you and your students some handy tools and tips to help you do safe image searches for all your project needs using Creative Commons.

What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. But are those assumptions correct? Well, now we have research to help us find out. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences, a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012. Back then, Snapchat was just a fledgling start-up, and Facebook was a top choice for teens. 11 Awesome and Free Image Resources Read Time: 6 minutes Images make presentations and videos better. Not Text.

On CC0 – Medium There’s a lot to unpack in this post by Alan Levine about his attempts to license (or un-license) his photographs with Creative Commons Zero (CC0). The way I think about these things is: Standard copyright: “All Rights Reserved” — I do the innovation, you do the consumption.Creative Commons licenses: “Some Rights Reserved” — I have created this thing, and you can use it under the following conditions.CC0/Public Domain: “No Rights Reserved” — I have created this thing, and you can do whatever you like with it.

MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources Summary: MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook (8th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. The 8th edition of the MLA handbook highlights principles over prescriptive practices.

Scope & Sequence: Common Sense K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum Get Trained Use our professional development resources to learn best practices for teaching digital citizenship to your students. Onboard Students: Digital Passport Introduce students in grades 3-5 to Digital Passport, our award-winning suite of games that help onboard students to the foundational skills of digital citizenship and Internet safety. Teach Lessons: Unit 1 10 Lesser Known Free Or Inexpensive Stock Photo Sites Paid stock photo sites have many advantages over the free ones because of their massive collections, efficiency of search filters, light boxes for saving favorites and (hopefully) better pay for photographers and illustrators. On the other hand, commercial photographs are often repetitive, soulless and unimaginative. (See 21 Reasons Why Stock Photos Make Me Cry.) Many of us must work on projects with small budgets that require free resources. Fortunately, free or inexpensive stock photo sites can save the day. In the last several years, the quality of free stock has soared and now includes illustrations and video.