Creative Commons-licensed content directories

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Creative Commons is maintaining a content directory wiki of organizations and projects using Creative Commons licenses.[1] On its website CC also provides case studies of projects using CC licenses across the world.[2] CC licensed content can also be accessed through a number of content directories and search engines.

News and media[edit]

  • The Conversation - Content is sourced from the academic and research community. Site content is under a Creative Commons — Attribution/No derivatives license.[3]
  • - Aeon ideas are interesting pieces and thought narratives republishable online or in print under their Creative Commons licence.[4]
  • Singularity Hub - Providing news coverage of sci/tech breakthroughs, certain articles can be republished for free in any language, online or in print, under the Creative Commons license CC BY-ND 4.0.[5]
  • ProPublica - A nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism. Articles and graphics can be republished for free under CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 US.[6]
  • Futurism - Future news site with all content licensed under Creative Commons for Attribution-Non-Commercial Use.[7]

Audio and music[edit]

  • CCMixter - A Creative Commons Remix community site
  • Dogmazic - Archive of free music based in France, one of the main actor of free music movement in Europe
  • Electrobel - A Creative Commons Community for Belgium, France, Netherlands, UK, Italy
  • Jamendo - An archive of music albums under Creative Commons licenses
  • Directory.Audio - A community collaborative, free database of sound effects, music and audio intros released under a Creative Commons license
  • Newgrounds Audio portal - All the music submitted to the Newgrounds Audio portal is free to use under BY-NC-SA 3.0.

Photos and images[edit]


  1. ^ "Creative Commons Content Directories". 2013-09-04. Retrieved 2013-09-20.
  2. ^ "Creative Commons Case Studies". 2013-09-15. Retrieved 2013-09-20.
  3. ^ "Republishing guidelines — The Conversation". Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  4. ^ "Aeon Ideas". Aeon. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  5. ^ "Republish Our Content—Singularity Hub Launches Creative Commons". Singularity Hub. 2018-03-20. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  6. ^ "Steal Our Stories — ProPublica". ProPublica. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  7. ^ "FAQ". Futurism. Retrieved 2018-03-21.

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