adding Creative Commons licences to your physical documents
When you are marking a physical document such as printed page from a text document, or hand written material, you need to physically write a notice of the licence.


choose a licence step 2: choose a licence

Before you can add the source code to your website you first need to choose a licence. The licence chooser provides an easy to use interface for choosing a licence. Fill in the questions and the appropriate licence is automatically generated.

launch launch licence chooser


step 3: mark the work
Give notice of the licence, along with your copyright notice, on each item you wish the licence to apply to. For example:
>© John Citizen 2005
>this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence
>full terms at [](


The URL listed points potential users of your work to the Commons Deed applicable to your licence.


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