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This guide explains how to find free images, videos, and sound files for your class projects and how to give proper attribution to the creator.

Introduction

At some point during your college career, you may need to use images, videos, or audio files in one of your assignments. This guide explains how to responsibly find and use images, videos, and sound files for your class projects and how to give proper attribution to the creator while avoiding copyright infringement.

Topics covered in this guide include:

  • Creative Commons Licensing
  • Fair Use 
  • Public Domain
  • Attribution vs. Citation

See your campus librarian if you need help understanding this guide or assistance with finding Creative Commons files for your project.

Understanding Copyright, Public Domain, and Fair Use

 

"Understanding Copyright, Public Domain, and Fair Use." YouTube, uploaded by GCFLearnFree.org, 17 September 2018, https://youtu.be/XzzkSZ0Jrko.

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