1.4 billion works under CC licenses, 42 million images on Wikimedia Commons, 1,500,000 queries on our new search tool, 375,000 openly licensed materials from the Met Museum, hundreds of community members around the world, and one annual report.
CC is made up of the tools and the global movement that make the open web work. This year was transformative – read about how we work for creativity, gratitude, and social change from policy to open educational resources.
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Educators and librarians, you’re in luck! Registration is open for the CC Certificate, a 10 week course on CC licenses and best practices. July is sold out, but there are plenty of spots open for October!
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teresa-talking** Build the Commons
Find out about the CC Summit, our annual event in support and celebration of our Global Movement for the Commons.
Read more ([UNIQID])** Recipients of Bassel Khartabil Fellowship and Fund
At the CC Summit, filmmaker Dana Trometer and CEO Ryan Merkley announced the recipients of the Bassel Khartabil Memorial Fund and Fellowship.
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If you enjoy shiny objects, we have a new sparkly pin in our store that’s a hit with magpies and humans alike.
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More stuff we ❤️: Global Reversionary Rights Resource, ([UNIQID])  New music from Marco Trovatello, ([UNIQID])  Open Access digital resources from the Hunt Museum, ([UNIQID])  Shadow Libraries: Access to Knowledge in Global Higher Education, ([UNIQID])  Power to the Preprint ([UNIQID])