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Arts and Humanities Resource Center
HB 6192
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
Email: help@dartmouth.edu

Creative Commons Resources

Images
Flickr
http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons
Flickr is a popular and well-known photo sharing site. Many photos on the site are available under standard CC licenses
Luna Commons
http://www.lunacommons.org/
Luna Commons is an academically-oriented image repository, but many materials are licensed under traditional copyright
Music
Dramacore
http://www.dramacore.com/mp3.html
Dramacore is a netlabel that publishes music under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.
Free Music Archive
http://freemusicarchive.org/
The Free Music Archive is an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads.
Jamendo
http://www.jamendo.com/en/
Jamendo is a site for artists to host their own music, and many do so with CC licenses in place
ccMixter
http://ccmixter.org/view/media/remix
ccMixter is a community music site featuring remixes licensed under Creative Commons where you can listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in whatever way you want.
BeatPick
http://www.beatpick.com/
BeatPick is a site geared to offering music licensed for use in ads, movies and tv productions, but also allows for free non-commercial use in academia.
SectionZ
http://www.sectionz.com/cc.asp
SectionZ has an extensive collection of electronic music available for use under CC licenses.
OpSound
http://www.opsound.org/
Opsound is a gift economy in action, an experiment in applying the model of free software to music. Musicians and sound artists are invited to add their work to the Opsound pool using a copyleft license developed by Creative Commons. Listeners are invited to download, share, remix, and reimagine.
Brainy Betty
http://www.brainybetty.com/soundsforpowerpoint.htm
Brainy Betty has free MIDI audio clips for use in projects
Video
Prelinger Archive
http://www.archive.org/details/prelinger
The Prelinger Archive is a collection of "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films made available through the Library of Congress
Shipwreck Central
http://www.shipwreckcentral.com/
Shipwreck Central is a bit of an odd collection of video footage of shipwreck dives and recovery efforts. This is certainly a "niche" collection, but the videos are available under CC licenses
Artistic Club
http://www.artisticclub.com/
The place where Artists and Art Works live. This site collects texts, films, images, and music, many of which are available under CC
iStockPhoto
http://www.istockphoto.com/
iStockPhoto has photos, audio and video files
Music Video
Dotmatrix Project
http://www.dotmatrixproject.com/
DMP is a collective of photographers, videographers & sound engineers who produce and document live shows to expose the talents of everyone involved
Link Collections
Images You Can Use at the ROD Library, University of Northern Iowa http://www.library.uni.edu/library-instruction/research-tips/images-you-can-use
Copyright Free and Public Domain Media Sources, University of Wisconsis Eau Claire http://people.uwec.edu/koroghcm/public_domain.htm

Last Updated: 3/17/10