Copyright and Fair Use Websites


    Royalty Free Music and Copyright Friendly Music & Image Websites


    The following links to Royalty Free Music should be reviewed carefully and all USER AGREEMENTS should be read carefully. For educational purposes the use of much of this music is free. If you choose to download and use the music for other purposes there may be a fee.

    YouTube Audio Library
    The Copyrightfriendly site has been provided by librarian Joyce Valenza. This website compiles many Web 2.0 copyright friendly sites for you to use.   Both audio and photo needs are included. 
    Excellent resource!!
    videoblocks and audioblocks - Look for Videoblocks under General on the Online Resource/Database page
    Pics4Learning - copyright-friendly photos and images for any projects in an educational setting.  Bibliographic information is available under the photos.
    flickr - Click (See more) under the Creative Commons license to search for pictures with that specific license
    Fotopedia - Use the advanced search to select pictures labeled for reuse.
    Flickr Storm - Use the advanced search to limit searches to Non-Commercial and share Alike photos.
    freesound - A collaborative database of Creative Commons licensed audio snippets, samples, recordings and bleeps for reuse.
    Photos for Class - A free site that helps students find Creative Commons licensed images
     MUSOPEN - Provides recordings, sheet music and textbooks to the public for free, without copyright restrictions.
    dig.ccmixter - Provides CreativeCommons licensed music for projects.
    Pixabay - All images and videos are released free of copyrights under Creative commons CC0. You may download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty-free for anything you like, enven in commercial applications. 


Last Modified on May 9, 2018