This is a limited list of photos, clipart, video, and music to use in student projects. Remember to follow Fair Use procedures and respect copyright!


Public Domain: belonging or being available to the public as a whole, and therefore not subject to copyright

Creative Commons: works available for others to build upon and share; attributions must be made


Audio Sources
  • SoundBible.com - http://soundbible.com/free-sound-effects-1.html - A library of free sound effects in WAV and MP3 files that can be searched and downloaded. Licensing information, such as Creative Commons Attribution, is listed by the title.
  • Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project - http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/ - With funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the UCSB Libraries have created a digital collection of over 10,000 cylinder recordings held by the Department of Special Collections. In an effort to bring these recordings to a wider audience, they can be freely downloaded or streamed online. (Description from Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project) - No login required for downloading sound files.
  • FreeSound.org - http://www.freesound.org/browse/ - A free account is required to download files.
  • 55 Great Websites To Download Free Sound Effects - http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/55-great-websites-to-download-free-sound-effects/ - Some do require logins and others do not.