Open Multimedia / Content Sources

This page provides links to a variety of other sources of OER content and open multimedia such as photos, music, etc.

Open Educational Resources and Content

Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources listserv

Creative Commons search


Project Gutenberg



Sites with Open Multimedia (photos, graphics, audio)

Openly licensed high-quality photos

Free graphics, shapes, textures, etc.

Openly licensed music

Tip for using Google to discover openly-licensed resources:

  1. In the lower right of the search page, click Settings
  2. Select Advanced Search
  3. In the final drop-down that appears (Usage Rights) select "free to use or share" or "free to use share or modify" to find content, images, etc. that are appropriately licensed.
  4. Note - you can also get to this by first doing a normal Google search, then clicking Settings at right, just under the search bar, then clicking Advanced Search

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