Copyright Friendly Resources
What is Copyright?
A law that protects your control over the creative work you make so that people must get your permission before they copy, share, or perform your work. There are exceptions to copyright but they are very limited.
What is Creative Commons?
A kind of copyright that makes it easier for people to copy, share, and build on your creative work, as long as they give you credit for it.
What is a License?
A clear way to define the copyright of your creative work so people know how it can be used.
Click here for a Family Tip Sheet on Respecting Creative Work from Common Sense Media.
- The British Library Flickr Stream
- Flickr Advanced Search *Make sure you are filtering your searches to look for "All Creative Commons" only images
- Image Quest *Requires username and password
- Library of Congress Flickr Stream
- Library of Congress American Memory
- National Gallery of Art Images
- Pics 4 Learning
- Smithsonian Flickr Stream
- US Government Photos and Images
- Wikipedia: Public Domain Image Resources *Any pictures found on Wikipedia are free to use and share!