Open Media

Open Education Resource Collections

Open Educational Resources Commons—includes resources suited for K-12

Wikimedia. A collection of projects sharing free-to-use media for education.

BC Campus. Open Textbooks.

Open School BC (free to use but not to copy or remix)

Saylor Foundation Free K-12 Common Core-aligned (US) Courses

Open Source and Creative Commons Media Collections

Flickr Advanced Search. Find Creative Commons licensed images on Flickr.

Public Domain Pictures – free photos, some restrictions


FreeImages, royalty free stock images

Open Clip Art Library. Public domain clip art.

PICOL. Open source icons.

WikiMedia Commons provides public domain and re-use licensed graphics, audio and video.

FreeSound. Creative Commons licensed sounds.

Jamendo. Royalty free music.

MaCaulay Libary. Archive of biodiversity audio and video (links but no downloads).

Free Music Archive – Creative Commons.

Phlow Magazine. Creative Commons music. – Creative Commons.

CCmixter – Creative Commons – check restrictions.

Internet Archive. Free video, audio and text resources – check for restrictions.

OpenStreetMap. Open source, world-wide streetmaps.

Creative Commons Search Tools

The Flickr advanced search page

Google’s advanced search page lets you restrict search results by Creative Commons licenses

The Creative Commons search page—you can use the tabs along the top of the Creative Commons search page to use a specific search engine such as Google, Yahoo!, Blip TV, etc.