Sources for Images and Music Files
- Pics4Learning: Copyright-friendly images for use in education.
Pics4Learning Image Use Policy
- Open Clip Art Library: An archive of clip art with Creative Commons Public Domain designation.
Open Clip Art Policies
- flickr Creative Commons: User photos with CC licensing. Browse by license type.
Review the different license terms on the flickr Creative Commons page.
- flickr: The Commons: Public Domain images from museums and archives.
Copyright information for images in The Commons.
- Wikimedia Commons: Public domain and “freely-licensed media files.
Commons: Reusing content outside Wikimedia
- DK Images: Images from the Dorling Kindersley book series
DK Images Terms and Conditions of Use
- freeplaymusic: Broadcast quality music.
- incompetech: Royalty-free music files.
incompetech Royalty-free Music Licenses
- CC Mixter: Music remixes with Creative Commons licensing
CC Mixter Yea, But Is It Legal?
- Freesound: A collaborative database of Creative Commons licensed sounds (not music).
Free Sound Terms
Search Tools and Strategies
- Search engine for images.
Search Tip: Be sure to turn the Creative Commons filter on.
- Search for images with Creative Commons licensing.
Search Tip: Use the check boxes to refine your search.
- Creative Commons Search
- Cross-searches multiple sources.
Search Tip: Use the check boxes to refine your search. Use the tabs on the results page to look at various sources and options.
- Google Advanced Image Search
- Includes multiple options to refine your search.
Search Tip: You must use the options under Usage Rights to find images that you are permitted to use. Select labeled for reuse or labeled for reuse with modification.