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Awesome Creative Commons Media – Massive Collection of Resources

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A curated list of resources that provide media licensed under Creative Commons licenses.


  • freesound – Collaborative database of sounds, mostly sound effects.


  • AllTheFreeStock – curated list of free stock images, graphics and videos.
  • Altphotos – Handpicked free (CC0) high-resolution photos added daily.
  • Compfight – Searches Flickr for images suitable for blogs, comps, inspiration and research.
  • Creativity103 – Library of free abstract backgrounds, textures and design ideas.
  • Find A Photo – Search through thousands of free (CC0 licensed) stock photos.
  • GameIcons – SVG icons for board and video games.
  • Good Free Photos – Thousands of free public domain photos categorized by geographic location
  • ImageBase – Collection of free photos.
  • Morgue File – Photo collection with license to remix.
  • Open Font Library
    • CC-BY
    • CC-BY-SA – Open Fonts available under several open source licences
  • Photo Pin – Milions of photos for bloggers and creatives.
  • Photos8 – High quality stock photos.
  • Pixabay – Photos, cliparts and artwork on CC0 licence. Requires login.
  • The Noun Project – High quality icons and images. Requires login.
  • Unsplash – Library of high-resolution images.
  • WorldImages Kiosk – Library of 75,000 images that students can use in their academic projects.
  • Wylio – Image search engine with focus on bloggers. Requires login.


  • Mixkit – A gallery of high-quality videos and animation

Open Data

  • Geonames – The GeoNames geographical database covers all countries and contains over eight million placenames that are available for download free of charge.

Open Journals

  • DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals
  • PLOS – Open access research articles

Open courseware

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