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Creative Commons: Attribution - How to do it right

Compiled by Medical Research Library of Brooklyn



Creative Commons licensed materials can be used as long as license conditions are followed. 

Attribution is a condition of all Creative Commons licenses. 

There are six Creative Commons licenses.

All of them require giving credit, or attribution, to the creator.

The licenses differ in

  • whether they allow modifications (derivative works)
  • what types of licenses they require of derivative works
  • if they permit reuse for commercial purposes


Attribution - Quick Glance

"Creative Commons Licenses" By: Julia Nims "Creative Commons Licenses"




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