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Welcome! This guide provides information and resources on copyright law in Lebanon and internationally. The guide emphasizes on how copyright law relates to academic activities such as research, teaching, and publishing.
Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization devoted to providing public copyright licensing allowing copyright holders to make their work available for others to use, share, change or build upon legally.
Vimeo a video-sharing website in which users can upload, share and view videos.
YouTube is a free video sharing website that lets people upload, view, and share videos.
Wikimedia Commons a media file repository making available public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips)
Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia that is based on a model of openly editable content.
Creative Commons Licenses
The CC licenses allow creators to communicate which rights they reserve, and which rights they waive for the benefit of recipients or other creators. There are six different Creative Commons licenses, each with varying levels of freedom and conditions for use of various material. Watch Video
Share and adapt but give attribution; no commercial use.
How do I license my work?
Please go to CC License chooser page and use the license creation tool to select the attributes you want for your license. It will automatically generate the CC license icon and the notice based on your preference.
Copy the CC license icon and the notice and paste them into your work. Or insert this HTML code into your webpage so that your work is clearly marked.
There are four conditions that could be added to a CC license: