Clip Art and Sound Resources

Clip Art Resources

Britannica Image Quest
Contact your campus librarian for campus specific username and password. - School Edition
Try out the ClipArt School Edition site. This site is searchable to find just the right graphics.
WP Clipart
An online collection of artwork for schoolkids and others that is free of copyright concerns as well as safe from inappropriate images.
Pics4 Learning
Copyright friendly images for education.
National Park Service
Free public domain images of national parks
Creative Commons Search
Search for anything with a Creative Commons license across sites like Flickr, Google, YouTube, SoundCloud, etc.
Discovery Streaming
Login to Discovery Streaming (student accounts can be created) and search for images
Click the image to open the image info window. Scroll down to view the licensing information. Be sure to use only pictures that are in the “public domain” or require no “attribution”.
Classroom Clipart
Various clipart selections by subject area.
Free high quality photographs for personal or commercial use.
Educational CyberPlayGround
Schools can use Free Clipart including:Graphics, Photos, Templates, Graphics Sounds and Fonts, Animated graphics, backgrounds, borders, web buttons Icons.
Clipart for Teachers
This site is designed for teachers. It is broken down by subject areas. It is not a free site, however, many graphics are still available.
Awesome Clipart for Educators
Awesome Clipart for Educators has FREE educator clipart, coloring pages, backgrounds, fonts, icons, lines, worksheets for various holidays.
A great search tool that lets you search for creative commons images to use in class projects and blogs.
New York Public Library
The Picture Collection Online is an image resource site for those who seek knowledge and inspiration from visual materials. It is a collection of 30,000 digitized images from books, magazines and newspapers as well as original photographs, prints and postcards, mostly created before 1923.
Visual way of narrowing a search based on tag words
Best Collections
Find clipart, lines, bars, bullets, buttons, animated images, etc.
Free Clip Art
You can download high quality Vector and Web-Ready clipart for Free!
Search video clips based on theme or title
Animal Photos
Search photos of animals
Search for photos-click Creative Commons: Only for royalty free photos.
Public domain photos and wallpapers
Must credit; May not sell products using photohome images
PD Photo
Site states, " is a repository for free public domain photos. Unless something is clearly marked as being copyrighted, you can assume it is free to use."
Free Foto
Site asks users to provide attribution to the image and a link back to
Getty Images
Licensing explained here
Licensing explained here
Search engine for creative common and public domain

Sound Resources

Flash Kit
Find sounds, movies, etc.
Freeplay Music
Freeplay Music library is a comprehensive collection of high end broadcast production music.
Popular Songs in American History
Tunes, Lyrics, Information, Historical background and tune related links.
Free Sound Effects
Many free sounds sports, cartoon, TV, people and much more.
Dig CCmixter
Dig.ccmixer is where people come to find fantastic, liberally licensed music.
Platinum Loops
Download our awesome collection of free loops and sound samples.