As a creator, you hold the rights to your work. However, if you want to allow others to display, share, and remix your work for their own uses, Creative Commons gives you the tools to choose how they may do so.
Why would you want to give others the right to use your original work?
- adapted from the article What is Creative Commons, and should you use it?
The easiest way to find a creative commons that is right for your work is to utilize the "Choose a License" page via the Creative Commons Web site. After clicking on several answers, you can have your license selected and ready in less than a minute!
Watch a video about the collaborative nature of Creative Commons.