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Chicago-Style Citations: Social & Online Media, Data, Music, and Other Non-Print Materials, 17th ed.: Creative
Commons

Creative Commons-Licensed Materials

The citation of Creative Commons-licensed materials is not discussed in CMOS 17. Thus, we recommend that you cite the material as you normally would given its format, being sure to include the URL of the source you used. Creative Commons licenses require that the creator(s) be cited. Do your best to find the name of the creator, not just a username or pseudonym. In addition, indicate the type of license and the URL of that license.

Note 65. Embassy of the United States of America, Wellington, New Zealand, The 2012 State of the Union Address, image, https://flic.kr/p/bicZGc. Creative Commons License (CC BY-ND 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/.
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Embassy of the United States of America, Wellington, New Zealand. The 2012 State of the Union Address. Image. https://flic.kr/p/bicZGc. Creative Commons License (CC BY-ND 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/.

 

Best practices for attribution from Creative Commons.

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