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Affordable Learning Solutions at Cal State East Bay: OER resources in other formats

Part of the CSU initiative to provide students with affordable options to expensive texts

Media, Images, Other Search Sites

Title Creator/Sponsor URL Content Notes
ccMixter

sponsored by ArtisTech Media

 

http://ccmixter.org community music remixing Creative Commons licenses

Europeana Collections

Multiple institutions, co-financed by the European Union https://www.europeana.eu/portal/en

Artworks, artefacts, books, videos, and sounds from across Europe

 
Flickr Created by Ludicorp in 2004 and acquired by Yahoo on 20 March 2005. http://flickr.com Images Some mature content. Check copyright status, as some images are restricted.
Google Images Google http://images.google.com Images Check copyright status, as some images are restricted.
Jamendo a team of individuals based in Luxembourg and Brussels http://www.jamendo.com

Music, including radio stations and individual works from 150 countries

Free streaming and free downloading, although licensing is possible.
Open Clip Art Library

Created by Jon Phillips & Bryce Harrington (Fabricatorz), this is now the largest community of artists making free original clipart.

https://openclipart.org Unlimited types of art images No copyright restrictions.  Material may be used for any purpose
Pixabay Founded by Hans Braxmeier & Simon Steinberger in Europe https://pixabay.com Images, video Free, even for commercial use
SoundCloud SoundCloud, Berlin, Germany https://soundcloud.com/stream Music, audio Directly connects creators and listeners through an open platform.
spinXpress Get Media  http://www.recordingedge.com/cuttingedgeservices/spinxpress.html Searches among The Internet Archive, Flickr, and blip.tv, also from databases like Magnatune,and media collected from RSS feeds like ccMixter, CC Hits, and Freevlog. Pull from content available under Creative Commons licenses. Select by license, media type, & source.
Wikimedia Commons Wikipedia https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page​
 
Images, Videos, Photographs  Copyright varies.  See "reuse" guide available through the main page.
YouTube The service was created by three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—in February 2005. Google bought the site in November 2006 http://www.youtube.com Videos Check copyright, as restrictions vary per video.