Types of licenses

The licenses below and their descriptions come from the Creative Commons – About the Licenses page. 

The following describes each of the six main licenses offered when you choose to publish your work with a Creative Commons license.

Below a graphic with the Creative Commons license from 'Most open' to 'Least open'.


The figure below provides a good overview of what each license permits you to do.

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Creative Commons licenses by Foter CC BY-SA.

For more information about each type of license visit the Creative Commons website.