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MYChoice: Copyright and Creative Commons

Year 7 MyBennies


Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license

Wikimedia Commons


Wikimedia Commons is a media file repository making available public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips) to everyone, in their own language



PhotoPin helps bloggers find photos for their blog and makes adding them to their post fast and easy. Just search for any topic using the search box (e.g. "Kittens", "Flowers", etc.), preview the photo, and click "get photo" to download the photo as well as the proper attribution link.



This site provides free image reference material for use in all creative pursuits. This is the world wide web's morguefile." Members can upload images as Free Photos, with the MorgueFile Free License, as part of their image portfolio (retaining rights), or as part of their storage space, to share with a limited audience

Tin Eye


Reverse Image Locator

How to use Google Images Creative Commons Sites

Copyright and Fair Use

How to use Creative Commons Sites

Recognize Creative Commons and Copyright

Creative Commons Infographic

Copyright and Your Creative Work

Highlights the importance of copyright. A young writer talks about posting her original manuscripts online and protecting that work from theft or misuse



SoundCloud is the world's leading social sound platform where anyone can createsounds and share them everywhere. Recording and uploading sounds to SoundCloudlets people easily share them privately with their friends or publicly to blogs, sites and social networks.



Freesound is a collaborative repository of Creative Commons Licence audio samples with more than 230,000 sounds. Sounds are uploaded to the website by its users, and cover a wide range of subjects, from field recordings to synthesized sound effects.



JewelBeat provides its users free-to-use music, which you can use in your online videos, ads, and more — the only requirement is crediting the site by adding a credit link to the website. 



Free to use the music (even for commercial purposes) as long as you provide a link to this website from yours OR credit us with, "music by".