Fair Use and Creative Commons

After reviewing the fair use checklist and the Creative Commons site I wanted to create a creative commons license for my blog and for Patrick and I’s project blog. I wanted to share the simple steps for inserting a creative commons license on a WordPress blog.

The fair use checklist is a great tool for making sure that the outward-facing work we do through the use of digital sources is protected and reliable.  Protecting our work and the work of others whose information we use maintains the integrity of work on all platforms and keeps the world of digital education ethical and useful. Here are the simple steps for inserting a creative commons license on your WordPress blog:

 As a reminder, it is important to look over the fair use checklist (link provided below) before creating a creative commons license on your blog or any other site.

1. Create a text widget
2.in text tab, enter code below:
<a rel=”license” href=”http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/”><img alt=”Creative Commons License” style=”border-width:0;” src=”https://i.creativecommons.org/l/by/4.0/88×31.png” /></a><br />This work is licensed under a <a rel=”license” href=”http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/”>Creative CommonsAttribution 4.0 International License</a>.
3. Save changes

 

Resources

https://copyright.columbia.edu/content/dam/copyright/Precedent%20Docs/fairusechecklist.pdf

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