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Free Internet Sources for Multiple Media Types
There are many sources for media freely available online. Please be sure to check each site for copyright stipulations.
Creative Commons develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation. The Creative Commons includes music, video, writing, code, and other creative work.
Free Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
More than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources are included from dozens of federal agencies. The sites includes animations, primary documents, photos, and video.
A collection of images, sounds, and videos submitted by the public for common use.
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. The Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages.
Government Sources for Multiple Media Types
Government works are not copyright protected. Government works are defined as work produced by an officer or employee of the United States government. Please be cautious here, as works produced by contractors are copyright protected.
Photo Courtesy of the Library of Congress American Memory Project