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Copyright and licensing considerations
Last Updated: Aug 9, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Here are some guidelines for attribution

  • Keep notices that refer to the Licence or Disclaimers such as a —Copyright notice
  • —Name of author and other Attribution parties in the way they have specified or requested
  • Include the —Source and Title of the work
  • Hyperlink to the —Licence URL
  • —In a Derivative Work, identify the changes you have made to the original (and make sure the Licence permits changes)
  • —Make no suggestion of endorsement
  • Mark the above in a manner reasonable to the medium you are using.  Here's a guide to help.


Attributing many ways

Attribution Some rights reserved by berrynicescotch

Creative Commons Licence 
Some rights reserved by Berenice Scott

Creative Commons Licence
This work by Berenice Scott is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.   

Creative Commons Licence
(c) 2013 Berenice Scott, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.For further permissions contact  Please attribute this photo as '(c) Berenice Scott, licenced under CC BY.'

Morris Miller Library by Berenice Scott, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License from flickr.

........there are other ways too.


Embedding images

Some image banks such as CSIRO's scienceimage provide the option to embed an image.  This makes it easy to attribute content in the way specified or requested by the creator/copyright owner. 


The essentials

—Your use of Creative Commons content needs to include the following in a way that is reasonable for the medium you are using.
  1. Who is the author/creator?
  2. —What CC licence is it available under?
  3. —What is the name of the work?
  4. —What changes have been made?
  5. —Where can you find it?

How to do it?  Here are three suggestions:

See how Flickr recommends you properly attribute Flickr images.

ImageCodr is a website that aims to help by providing a generator that will construct attributions for Flickr Creative Commons photos that can be embedded into blogs and websites.

Creative Commons has a guide to helpSee particularly the sections towards the bottom of the resource: Attributing in different mediums and Keeping track of everything you use.


Image and modified image

From This 

Above is the original image, sourced from Flickr and available under a CC BY Licence.  The creator of the work allows others to reuse the work as they wish, as long as the work is attributed.

To this 

Here's how it's been reused under the terms of the CC Licence:


Crop of Crowd of runners waiting for the start of the 2012 Escalade by Richard Allaway available at under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic CC BY 2.0 Licence


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