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Two Million Wondrous Nature Illustrations Put Online by The Biodiversity Heritage Library

Are we truly in the midst of a human-caused sixth mass extinction, an era of “biological annihilation”? Many scientists and popular science writers …

Free Tech Stock Photos

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Startups

Use 375,000 images from the Met however you want, for free

If you want to use images of paintings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, like <i>Woman with a Parrot</i> by Gustave Courbet (above), you no longer have to worry about rights. All of the Met's approximately 375,000 public-domain artwork images are now available for free, unrestricted use. The new "Open …

The Met Just Put 375,000 Artworks In The Public Domain For Unrestricted Use

This is big.<p>On Tuesday morning, one of New York’s most prestigious art havens announced that it will place 375,000 images of its artworks in the public domain, allowing for free and unrestricted use of the collection. The works will now be licensed under Creative Commons, an American non-profit …

Museums

8 infographics about copyright law

<b>This collection of infographics will let you learn about the current state of copyright law.</b>The internet, especially now, in its social media phase, …

Copyright

The Ultimate Summer Reading List for 9- to 12-Year-Olds — 2017 Edition

More Great Summer Reads for 9- to 12-Year-Olds

British Library Releases Millions of Images for Public Use on Flickr

The British Library has continued to release images from its digitized collection, now bordering over one million images on public image-sharing …

7 Free Image Sources for Your Blog and Social Media

Thanks to the Internet, we now live in a hyper-connected world. Whether it’s reading the news or checking Twitter, everyone goes online to check what …

The quick and safe way to find and cite images for class!

Photos For Class<p>Search now to download properly attributed, Creative Commons photos for school!<p>Teachers have told us they need a place to access safe …

Understanding fair use - What music you're allowed to use in your videos and when

200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Video Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites & More

<i>This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and</i> …

LibriVox Offers Tons of Free Public Domain Audiobooks to Use with Students

July 14, 2015<br>LibriVox offers tons of free audiobooks that you can integrate in your curriculum or use with students in class. Audiobooks range from …

The New York Library has just released a treasure trove of incredible archive images to the Internet

Searching for a 14th Century manuscript for a school report? How about an old baseball photo for your stash of sports memorabilia? You might try the New York Public Library’s Digital Collections. Recently, the library made more than 187,000 digitized, public-domain items more easily accessible in …

Humanities

Whitney Museum Puts Online 21,000 Works of American Art, By 3,000 Artists

<i>Soir Bleu by Edward Hopper, 1914.</i><p>The trend has now become delightfully clear: the world's best-known art institutions have got around to the …

New York Public Library Makes 180,000 High-Res Images Available Online

Forget journeys into the stacks or stints at a library scanner: For more and more of the New York Public Library's collections, access is just a click away.<p>On Wednesday, the library released more than 180,000 of its public-domain items — including maps, posters, manuscripts, sheet music, drawings, …

For Educators

The National Park Service offers educational programming for K-12 students. Gettysburg Foundation offers The Great Task Youth Leadership Experience …

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts - Center for Media and Social Impact

Introduction<p>The <i>Code of Best Practices in Fair Use</i> was created with and for the visual arts community. Copyright protects artworks of all kinds, …

Copyright

Museums Put Fair Use to Work

At the Houston Cinema Arts Film Festival, fair use was celebrated as a powerful tool for the arts. Indeed, museum practice is already changing, as a …

Museums

Defending fair use: Good for YouTube’s business--and for us

Why is Google promising to defend some YouTubers who regularly remix copyrighted work, if they are charged with infringing? Because fair use is …

Copyright

The Ultimate Copyright Guide for Students: Basics You Should Know

Ultimate Guide to Copyright for Students<p>The Internet has brought the issue of copyright to the forefront like nothing else in history. The ease and …

ccMixter

A UNIVERSE OF POSSIBILITIES<p>Being part of the ccMixter Music Community opens a universe of possibilities.<br>Watch this video, a collaboration by ccMixter …

Collaboration

Download free free music and sound loops for PowerPoint presentations at Brainy Betty

<b>Other Free Resources</b><p>Sound files are perfect to insert into PowerPoint for many uses. Note: To play midi files, we suggest you download the Windows …

Microsoft Windows

Independent Music Promotion Service

• Alaneo Gloor - Alaneo Gloor<br>• AnnaJordan (Dublin, Ireland)<br>• Bassic - Martin Lindhe (Duvall, United States)<br>• Ben Clock (United States)<br>• Daniele Dinaro …

Soundzabound |

A well rounded collection of styles and themes.<p>Diverse collection of holiday music, classical selections, and traditional cultural music from around …

Illustration

National Gallery of Art

Open Access Policy for Images of Works of Art Presumed in the Public Domain<p>With the launch of NGA Images, the National Gallery of Art implements an …

Art

Free Clip Art & Images - Millions of Royalty Free Images

<b>Free Clip Art</b> You Can Use For Anything You Like.<p>Free Clipart<p>Free Pictures<p>Newest Clipart<p>Newest Pictures<p>Most Popular Clipart

Free Stock Photos Images - Royalty

<b>Free Photos and Images</b><p>Download high resolution Royalty-Free and public domain (CC0) images for free.<p>Stock Photos by Dreamstime<p>The right image …

Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

• 6 November 2017 - 126,000 works have scores or parts on Petrucci Music Library.<br>• 9 October 2017 - 125,000 works have scores or parts on Petrucci Music …

Free sheet music, royalty free music, and public domain resources.

Musopen is a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on increasing access to music by creating free resources and educational materials. We provide recordings, …