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Creative Common Licenses

Creative Commons licenses provide somewhat straightforward copyright license language protecting rights holder while encouraging certain uses of the material by others.  The licenses vary depending on the types of uses the owner allows, such as reuse or creation of derivative works.  Ask us if you would like assistance interpreting these licenses.

It is always a good idea to attribute your sources.  For example:
"Poppy field in Doncaster" is licensed under CC-BY-SA 2.0. It is attributed to Doug Belshaw and the original is available here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dougbelshaw/615367276.
 
Alternatively, use this CC credit line when anyone viewing can click the hyperlinks:
 Poppy field in Doncaster by Doug Belshaw is licensed under CC‐BY‐SA 2.0.