Quick Reference Guide to Finding Creative Commons Material

Quick Reference Guide to Finding Creative Commons Material

Information about Creative Commons

Search tools for finding Creative Commons and open access resources

These sites have material which is searchable by how they can be used, including whether they are under a Creative Commons licence:

Web resources where all material is CC licensed or open access

Text

Images

Sound

Video

Education

Collections

Other

Web resources where some material is CC licensed or open access Images

Video

Other

  • http://www.archive.org/ – The Internet Archive is an internet library, hosting thousands of CC-licensed and Public Domain video, audio, and text items
  • http://secondlife.com – Second Life, a resident built virtual world, which allows open licensing for content created in the world
  • http://openclipart.org/ – Open Clip Art Library
  • http://www.lightandmatter.com/ – The Light and Matter series of introductory physics textbooks is available for free under a CC licence
  • http://trove.nla.gov.au – Trove helps you find resources relating to Australia. It brings together content from libraries, museums, archives and other research organisations.

Remember that all CC material you use must be attributed. For information on how to attribute CC material, see How to Attribute Creative Commons Material.

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