Creative Commons licenses provide copyright owners with different options to allow others to make use of their
works without asking for permission. Each bolded acronym below stands for a license requirement set by the
copyright owner/author. The license symbol is not always included in the citation. The license is usually listed at
the bottom of the resource associated with it.
Below are the symbols associated with the terms you prefer. A license and symbol can be created for you. Forhelp, try the Creative Commons License Chooser.
Creative Commons and Public Domain Licensing
In addition to the license options, Creative Commons provides a public domain waiver tool (CC0) and a Public
Domain Mark tool. Copyright owners may use the CC0 tool to waive all rights to their work, placing the work
within the public domain.