Lansing Community College Library

Open Educational Resources at LCC: Creative Commons

Learn how to find and use OER materials in teaching and learning.

Overview of Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. They work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs.

-- From Creative Commons website

Creative Commons Search Tool

Use this prototype to find images that you can use and remix across several open archives such as:

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Europeana
  • New York Public Library
  • Rijksmuseum

Learn about Copyright

Copyright

Basic information about copyright for college students and faculty.

Choosing and Attributing Licenses

Creative Commons License Attribution Video