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Creative Commons

"Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools."  Learn more about Creative Commons licenses here. Do you have work to share on the Web? It's easy to select the license that's right for you by using the Creative Commons Choose a License tool.

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  • no cost images
  • no need to ask permission
  • enormous selection
  • variety of search interfaces

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  • works that are free of known copyright restrictions worldwide
  • no attribution necessary, but appreciated

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