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Arts and Humanities Resource Center
HB 6192
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

Creative Commons Resources

Flickr is a popular and well-known photo sharing site. Many photos on the site are available under standard CC licenses
Luna Commons
Luna Commons is an academically-oriented image repository, but many materials are licensed under traditional copyright
Dramacore is a netlabel that publishes music under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.
Free Music Archive
The Free Music Archive is an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads.
Jamendo is a site for artists to host their own music, and many do so with CC licenses in place
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 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 has an extensive collection of electronic music available for use under CC licenses.
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
Brainy Betty has free MIDI audio clips for use in projects
Prelinger Archive
The Prelinger Archive is a collection of "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films made available through the Library of Congress
Shipwreck Central
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
The place where Artists and Art Works live. This site collects texts, films, images, and music, many of which are available under CC
iStockPhoto has photos, audio and video files
Music Video
Dotmatrix Project
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
Copyright Free and Public Domain Media Sources, University of Wisconsis Eau Claire

Last Updated: 3/17/10