Creative Commons Licenses

The following are the six current license choices available from our choose a license application, along with previous versions that have been phased out. They are shown by name along the license characteristics that accompany them. This page explains what each icon represents.

Name Characteristics
Version 2.5 Licenses:
Attribution by    
Attribution-NoDerivs by nd
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs byncnd
Attribution-NonCommercial bync 
Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike byncsa
Attribution-ShareAlike by sa

Previous versions also included the licenses listed below:

Version 1.0 Licenses:
NoDerivs   nd
NoDerivs-NonCommercial  ncnd
NonCommercial  nc 
NonCommercial-ShareAlike  ncsa
ShareAlike   sa