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A resource guide for how to find and appropriately attribute free, public domain, and creative commons licensed footage, photos, and audio.

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Recommended Reading

Interesting Archives

Copyright & Fair Use Resources



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Fair Use

Stock Media Sources (Some Require Fees)

A Fair(y) Use Tale

Open Image & Multimedia Collections


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