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What types of content licenses are available in Commons?

What types of content licenses are available in Commons?

A Creative Commons license allows you to share, on your own terms, the course content you create. You determine how and to what extent other users can reuse your original course content. Likewise, you can reuse other users' content if it has a Creative Commons license. The benefit of using Creative Commons licenses is that other instructors can use, build, and improve upon your own content. This type of creative collaboration can add value to your curriculum.

When sharing a resource to commons, you will need to select a content license option.

Notes:

  • To enable Commons in your Canvas instance, please contact your Customer Success Manager.
  • Commons is available in all Free for Teacher (FFT) accounts. Free for Teacher users are limited to finding, importing, and sharing public resources.
  • The license you select for your resource in Commons is not tied to the license that is set for the resource within Canvas course settings.
  • For more information about copyright infringement, please read the Canvas Commons Terms of Use.
  • Learn more about setting the content license.