Creative Commons licenses

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge with free legal tools. You can choose between different licences. Current version: unported version is 4.0 / ported version for Germany is 3.0 Choose your license

Examples of reuse not  compatible with a CC-BY-NC licence:

  • Distribute a work in the context of a commercial summer school course
  • Copy a text for indexing or text mining for commercial purposes
  • Reproduce a work in magazines, newspapers or websites that produce revenues
  • Reuse parts of a work (e.g. tables or figures) for advertising or marketing purposes

Source: Pascal Braak, Guide to Creative Commons for Scholarly Publications and Educational Resource

Till Kreutzer: Open Content a practical guide to using Creative Contents licenses (CC BY 4.0) , p. 46

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