Creative commons licensed materials can include images, video, audio, text, webpages, and any anything that can be shared digitally. Using materials that are licensed under a Creative Commons license is helpful when you plan to share the products of your work publicly because you know your use is permissible.
Examples of projects that might benefit from using Creative Commons licensed materials:
A variety of text-based materials may be shared online using a Creative Commons license, including scholarly articles, books, creative works, presentation slides, lesson plans, blog posts, and more. Finding these materials can be more difficult, but these resources are a few places to start depending on the type of material you are looking for.