Copyleft/Royalty Free Images and Music
The most basic rules for using images and sounds found on the Internet:
  • Cite it...no matter what
  • Use copyleft images...especially when publishing online
  • Cite it...no matter what
  • 10% or less than 30 seconds of video/music can be used without permission...but it should be cited
  • Cite it...no matter what
  • Use your own images and music
CompFight Search Tool...set the Creative Commons filter
Remember Advanced Settings in Google Image Search and Flickr Image Search
Stock Exchange...high quality images from graphic artists in an easy-to-search format
Flickr-The Commons...historical images free from copyright
The Morgue Files...high quality images from professional photographers
Artstor...stunning art images not available from a general search (You must log-in from school the first time it is used)


Incompetech Royalty Free Music...database can be searched by theme and mood
Royaltyfreemusic.com for Educators...not as easy-to-use but still worth a visit