The statement will 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:
Royalty free – pay once use under licence.
Educational use – teaching purposes only
Non-commercial use – no profit or money to be made - where the use is "not primarily intended for or directed towards commercial advantage or private monetary compensation.”
Personal use – your home or personal use.
Within your organisation – use for teaching, report, admin purposes within your organisation – no marketing.
CC0 “No Rights Reserved”. A Creative Commons licence that indicates the work is in the public domain.
THINK ABOUT – Searching the Creative Commons website (search.creativecommons.org) to find images from Flicker, Google images or Wikimedia commons etc.
1. Enter your search terms
2. Tick the option to modify, adapt or build upon
3. Select where you would like to search. For example Google images
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The sites below host free, creative commons and licensed images for use.