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Free Media Sources

All the sources on this guide

All sources on this guide lead to media which:

  1. you don't need permission to use
  2. you don't have to pay to use
  3. you can use in academic and personal projects without violating copyright law

Why are they free?

Media is free to use without violating copyright law if:

  • it is in the public domain (its copyright has expired over time, or it was never under copyright restrictions)
  • it is Creative Commons licensed (its creator attached a creative commons license to it when it was created, meaning it is free to use, with varying restrictions for attribution)

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