Searching with Creative Commons

Do you have a hard time finding pictures, music, or videos that you can use? Try the Creative Commons Search Tool. 

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Just type in a word that describes what you would like to find, and then whether you intend to use it for commercial purposes or to modify or adapt it. Click the name of the search engine you would like Creative Commons to use. As an example, I typed in the word “bicycle” and chose the Pixabay image engine. It came up with 400 results. I narrowed the results down by choosing “photo” for image type rather than clipart or vector and that narrowed it down to 266 images. I chose this one because I thought it was unique!


Please note that Creative Commons does not control the content returned. It is still up to you to verify that the work is under the CC license. But it is a great tool and helps find Creative Commons resources easier than without it!


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