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Copyright and Fair Use: Public Domain & Creative Commons Resources

A guide for creating and using copyrighted materials in education.

Suggested Sites

Suggested Sites for Public Domain or Creative Commons materials

If your goal is to use copyrighted materials to establish mood or convey an emotional tone, your use may not fall under allowable Fair Use practices.  Consider using materials in the public domain or Creative Commons license instead. The following is a list of recommended sites.

* Be sure to verify any copyright statements or conditions of use before using any materials.