Why use the Images, Audio and Video Portals found on this page?
These portals collect images, music and videos which are copyright friendly. Either the original creators have labeled their creations as free to use, with a Creative Commons License or the creations are in the public domain, meaning that their copyright has expired.
All resources used must be cited, including Free Use Media.
Citations should include:
Author, Title and Where you downloaded it from.
For example: Smith, John. “Frog in Water”. Flickr.
REMEMBER- Always download original image…NOT Thumbnail.
Bensound.com – Be sure to credit in your production (for example: “Music: Song title – Bensound.com“)
CC Mixter – Thousands of songs free for commercial use
Jamendo – Music finding site
Free Music Archive
– Free sound clips, sound bites, and sound effects
Flickr Add search terms->Advanced ->videos only->Change “Any Licensee” to “All Creative Commons”
Pixabay Change Images to Video
Google LIFE Photo Archive
Library of Congress Photos
From Old Books
Library of Congress Flickr Photostream
Smithsonian’s Flickr photostream
New Old Stock
NYPL Digital Gallery
LIFE Photo Archive
The New York Public Library Digital Collections
Public Domain Clip Art
Open Clip Art
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