Creative Commons

There are four creative commons licence themes that are used for a variety of works including music, artistic, literary, and video works. The licence themes below are used either as single licenses or are matched together to create a specific licence. Attribution is the key theme that appears in all creative commons licenses.

bysmlAttribution Licence (BY)

This licence allows you to download, alter, copy, upload and distribute a work if the work is attributed to the creator.

nd sml No Derivatives Licence (ND)

This licence allows you to download, copy, upload and distribute a work if the work is unaltered – not changed in anyway. .

nc sml Non-Commercial License (NC)

This licence allows you to download, alter, copy, upload and distribute a work for non-commercial purposes.

sa smlShare Alike Licence (SA)

This licence allows you to download, alter, copy, upload and distribute a work - if the work is altered or changed the new work must be licensed under the same licence as the original work.

How to attribute a creative commons work

You must include the creator’s details, the title of the work and the URL of where the work was sourced. Creative commons licenses require you include the licence details and a link to the licence.

Example:

Sookie 416Style. Body Art. Flickr.com. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sookie/115683402/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

More information can be found at Creative Commons Australia