Online Media Resources

Looking for media that isn't restricted by copyright?  Each of these sites clearly communicate their media's copyright license.  Respect online media that belongs to others and KNOW if it's OK to use before you USE it!!


 flickrA great resource for images because many flickr users share their photos under Creative Commons Licenses.
 pixabayAll images and videos on Pixabay are released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CC0. You may download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty free for anything you like, even in commercial applications. Attribution is not required.
 Wikimedia CommonsAn online repository of free-use images, sound, and videos. It is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation.
 PexelsOver 10,000 free photos for use with at least 1500 new photos added each month.  All photos are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero license which means they are completely free to use for any legal purpose (like public domain photos).
Download high resolution Royalty-Free and public domain (CC0) images for free.  Their logo disappears when you download the photo.
 PublicDomainPicturesMany public domain photos available for free download under the Creative Commons CC0 license.
 MorguefileImages that can be used for free in education or commercial presentations. Some require attribution.  
NOTE:  Stick with the Morguefile tab.  The others take you to $$ images. ( iStockGettyAdobe Stock, etc.)


 Openclipart Free for commercial and non-commercial use. All clipart with transparency, scaling to any size you want.


 Free Music Archive Music: from multiple genres, under various creative commons licenses.
 SoundCloud Music: search SoundCloud for tracks, artists, podcasts, and playlists.  Scroll to the bottom of the info provided by each artist with the track to check that the song is available to be used.  
 ccMixter Music: new music designed to be used in videos and games under Creative Commons licenses.  
(Songs are either CC BY or CC BY NC)
 Jamendo Music: Songs free for personal use as long as you don't share your work online.  Fee 
 SoundGator Sounds & Sound Effects: Free, downloadable recordings and sound effects (common sounds). Have to register to use sounds.
 FindSounds Sounds & Sound Effects: Lets you search more than one million sounds on the Web