Resources for Student Projects
Look HERE for MLA Bibliography Style Sheet.
Click hereif you need to ask Mrs. Carswell for help during school hours.
Click hereif you need to ask Mrs. Carswell for help during after school hours.
Although you may use these images and music in your school projects, you must always cite the sources in your bibliography.
Google Advanced Image Search may be used if you limit the results to images with Usage Rights that are labeled for reuse.
Always check the licensing for the images you choose to make sure you can use it and to see if you need to give attribution to the owner. (acknowledge them on the image and in the bibliography)
Fair Use Notice- Use this notice if you include copyrighted materials in your project/presentation.
You must always include the images in your bibliography just as you would any other sources you use. Click HERE for Bib Format Examples.
Shambles Directory for Sound Effects and Music Websites
Microsoft Office Online for clipart, photos, animations, and sounds
Wikimedia Commons Creative Commons licensed photos
Search for Creative Commons licensed photographs using Flickr Storm.
Flickr Storm will give you the proper attribution which you may paste onto the image.
EduPic Free photographs and graphics for education by William Vann
Smithsonian Images An AMAZING collection of photos on history and science. You must credit the Smithsonian and the photographer.
Library of Congress American Memory Collection
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online
Flickr Commons is a directory of copyright-free images posted on Flickr by many public image databases from around the world.
USA.gov Public domain photos from various government agencies.
DK Clipart Images and clipart from Dorling Kindersly books that may be used in school projects and just for fun.
Stock.XCHNG http://www.sxc.hu/ Searchable database of photos freely usable for educational purposes. MorgueFile is a site with creative commons images you may use without attribution.
Image*After More than 16,000 copyright-free textures and photos
CompFight Use CompFight to search for images with Creative Commons licenses.
Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students that includes the citation for you to copy for your bibliography! .
Our educational policy is as follows:
(1) Students may use our images in their own work. A credit to (c) Ian Britton - FreeFoto.com is required.
(2) An individual teacher may make occasional us of our images in the course of their own personal teaching work. A credit to (c) Ian Britton - FreeFoto.com is required. You may not distribute any material that contains our images outside your own classroom.
NASA pictures – anything produced by someone working for the U.S. government is in the public domain. That means it is not copyrighted and you may use it how you wish.http://images.jsc.nasa.gov/
MLA format for SOUND DIGITAL FILES
Artist/Group name. Title of the Song. Manufacturer. Format..
Only 10% of a copyrighted recorded piece of music can be used under fair use guidelines. So, to keep it legal, it is best to use music from one of the sites below for your school projects.
See Mrs. Carswell for the login and password.
How do we cite Soundzabound for proper attribution?
Title / Artist / Soundzabound Royalty Free Music, www.soundzabound.com.
Click here for video tutorials about using Soundzabound and Audacity to create podcasts.
Purple-Planet- Creative Commons licensing with attribution to Purple-Planet
Incompetech Please give credit to Kevin McCloud. Blocked by school filter.
Partners in Rhyme royalty free music and sound effects
Wikimedia Commons audio and video files
The FreeSound Project is a collaborative database of creative commons licensed sounds, not songs. You must be logged on to download so see Mrs. Carswell about downloading sounds for you.