Tools for Building Attributions

  • Open Attribution Builder
    “This is a tool to help you build attributions. As you fill out the form, the app automatically generates the attribution for you.”

Other Resources on Attribution

  • Best practices for attribution
    “You can use CC-licensed materials as long as you follow the license conditions. One condition of all CC licenses is attribution. Here are some good (and not so good) examples of attribution.”
  • Marking your work with a CC license
    “You have chosen a CC license for your work. Now how do you go about letting the world know? Here are some examples of how to mark your work with the CC license.”
  • Citation vs. Attribution
    “Even though they share characteristics, citations and attributions play different roles and appear in different places. This chapter defines citation and attribution, explains how and when they should be used in an open textbook, and discusses their purposes, similarities, and differences.”
  • Attribution Statements for Remixed OER Content
    “This guide will help you attribute combined materials following attribution standards established by Creative Commons, while maintaining readability and usability for your students. We will also look at accessibility issues for students who require screen readers.”
  • Textbook Affordability: Attributions
    “When using Open Educational Resources, we are required to provide proper attribution for the resource being used. These are known as Attribution Statements. Much as you would credit a photograph or cite a paper, OER attributes give credit to the people or institutions who created the resource. Use these guidelines and tools to help you build a correctly formatted attribution.”
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