Copyright-free alternatives

As a sidebar to my ever-present appeal to be mindful of copyright compliance in your course materials, I thought I’d assemble some resources for helping folks find media they are free to use and disseminate to students.  There’s actually a ton out there, I’m sure you can “Google” many more.  Please add to this list as you come across cool vaults and libraries …

A great place to start is Creative Commons:


Youtube has a whole library of music available to add to your videos:


The Consortium Library has licensed use of the Alexander Street Press catalog at VAST:


Free photos:



How to get a job at Google: