Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that provides Creative Commons licenses and public domain tools “that give every person and organization in the world a free, simple, and standardized ways to grant copyright permissions for creative and academic works; ensure proper attribution; and allow others to copy, distribute, and make use of those works.” ~from the Creative Commons website

Open Educational Resources

The combination of Creative Commons tools and generous faculty has created a vast and growing world of teaching materials that can be copied, distributed, edited, remixed, and built upon, all within the boundaries of copyright law.