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Open Educational Resources

An introduction to open educational resources (OER).

Finding Images, Audio, and Video


When adapting or creating OER, you might want to use or link to images, audio clips, or videos. Here are some places for you to find openly available resources to use in OER. Another excellent place to look is, which contains hundreds of repositories that are more niche or do not cleanly fit into the lists below. However, not all of these sources are fully open. Make sure to check individual Creative Commons licenses or usage permissions before using a resource.

Open Images

Websites that have open images, icons, figures, and photographs

Open Audio

Websites that give access to interviews, music, and other audio

Open Video

Websites that have open access to films, talks, and other video