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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Multimedia

There are many openly licensed resources besides textbooks! Check out these pages to find openly licensed videos, simulations, images, fonts, drawing and graphic design tools, video and audio creation, and more. 

Creative Commons Search Tool

Search websites for images you can share, use, and remix. Creative Commons allows creators of works to release them into the public domain or license works by placing some restrictions on their use.

Flickr

Search Creative Commons licenses photos 

Smithsonian Open Access

Download, share, and reuse nearly 3 million of the Smithsonian’s 2D and 3D images—right now, without asking.

Graphic Design Tools

Free or open source tools for images, fonts, drawing, graphic design, clip art, video and audio creation, and more. This Google Doc out of Open Oregon keeps growing as people contribute. 

TED

Inspiring thinkers on a range of subjects present big ideas and lectures on a regular basis- completely CC licensed.

Google Advanced Image Search   

Limit your Google image search to images that that you can reuse.

Khan Academy

Hundreds of short educational videos covering many subjects; especially strong collections in science and math.

PhET Science Simulations

These interactive tools from the University of Colorado at Boulder are mostly CC licensed.

H5P

Create, share, and modify interactive learning content like interactive videos, presentations, games, quizzes and more. H5P is a plugin for existing publishing systems (WordPress, Moodles, Drupal).

Pixabay

Over 1 million free photos and videos. 

Unsplash

Free images and photos that you can download and use for any project