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Creative Commons licensing

Creative Commons is now 20 years old, and is a form of licensing that has good adoption in the cultural sector. But what does it mean, what can you do and what can't you do?

To begin, this video is an excellent introduction:

The Fitzwilliam Museum's licensing policy at the moment uses this framework:

  • Tombstone collections data are released under CC0 terms
  • Images are released under CC-BY-NC-ND, and we have an image licensing team
  • Digital copy and content not covered by the above, are released under CC-BY terms.

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