User Policies and Guidelines
- Content is owned by you
- Content is owned by a third-party but used with permission or a license to reuse
- Content is in the public domain
- Content falls under fair use
If you are searching for openly-licensed materials that you can incorporate into your book—particularly for a book you’re creating for classroom use—we suggest consulting the following resources:
Note that when you create your own book, you will typically hold copyright as an author of your work. (Your affiliation with the University of Minnesota determines your rights.) If you do hold copyright, you can choose how you want to allow others to use your creation. We talk about this more in the Apply a License section.