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Copyright: Royalty-free Resources

Information about copyright


Below you will find a listing of royalty-free sites that specialize in images, sounds, and video. Royalty-free basically means that you do not need to pay any fees to use something in your own work. However, royalty-free does not necessarily mean that you can use items without giving credit to their original creator! Some of the content below might be under a Creative Commons license. If you make use of someone else's content, be sure to honor the wishes of the creators.

Free Resources From BSU

Ball State's Copyright & Intellectual Property Office has compiled a nice list of free Internet resources.

Royalty-free Images

Royalty-free Sounds

Royalty-free stock video