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Copyright guide

This is a companion guide to the RMIT Copyright webpages for staff and students.

Copyright 'free' concepts

Remember for material you find on the internet -  check the copyright statement, terms of use, or terms and conditions of the website to establish what is permitted. 
The statement may advise if the works on the site can be used for educational purposes, within your organisation, under a Creative Commons licence or are free for use. 
Concepts of 'Free' meanings: 

Images - Creative Commons, Open Domain and Public Domain

Creative Commons

CCO Open Domain - No copyright restrictions

Public domain

Images - free licences

Stock images. No attribution is required but it is recommended for academic best practice.

Video - Creative Commons

Video - free licences

Stock video. No attribution is required but it is recommended for academic best practice. 

Music and sound effects - Creative Commons

Music - free licences