EIFL webinar: An Introduction to Creative Commons

Gwen Franck and Ilka Holt explain what are Creative Commons licenses are and what users can do with them

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TYPE:
Webinar
PRESENTER:
Gwen Franck, Ilkay Holt
DATE:
June 2017
DOCUMENT LANGUAGE:
English
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Guest speakers Gwen Franck, EIFL Open Access Programme Coordinator, and Ilkay Holt, Creative Commons / Turkey, explain what Creative Commons licences are, why they are important, and how users can find out what they can do with content under a Creative Commons licence.

The webinar covers:

  • background of the traditional copyright system and its flaws
  • the aim of open licences, including Creative Commons
  • the six Creative Commons licences that users might find
  • details of what users can do with works under a Creative Commons licence