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Resources for Wellesley Plus Lab: Media Sources

Welcome

The media sources on this page are suitable for use in your academic and personal projects because they are either in the public domain or are licensed for use under Creative Commons.

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Copyright & Fair Use

Learn more about copyright, intellectual property, and fair use with this resource guide from Yale University.

Want to know more about Creative Commons? You can watch some short videos here!

Other Resources

Search for works licensed under Creative Commons, across media. Make sure that you follow links within results to verify works are licensed under CC. When in doubt, contact the creator directly.

Directory of additional Creative Commons content sources.

Resources for remixing, adapting, and sharing creative work - from the Boston Radical Reference Collective

Images

This overview explains why and how you can find images to use in course & personal projects. 

  • Finding Images (Wellesley College Art Library research guide) - consult sources in the "public collections" section for images you can use

Want to use these images in a presentation, on a blog, or sharing on Tubmlr, Twitter or other social media?

Audio

Here are some sites where you can download sound & music files.

Sounds

Music

Video