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About Finding Images and Multimedia

find images, films and multimediaThis page contains information to help you locate images and multimedia in open or creative commons licensed for use for online and in-class projects.

Finding Creative Commons Multimedia

Textbooks are not the only educational resources you might want to use in your class. Look below for ways to find audio, images, and video that can be freely used.

Finding Open Access & Creative Commons Images

Open Access image icon from noun projectLocating and using openly licensed, creative commons, or public domain content is a great alternative to requesting permissions or doing a fair use analysis on copyrighted images or other educational content. The following sites are a good starting point for your search:

Free Online Video Collections

Below is a selection of free online video collections.

Streaming Video Databases

Below are streaming video databases that the UO Libraries subscribes to. All of the individual titles in the databases can be found in LibrarySearch.

Image Resources: Other Useful Guides