Image and Sound Resources

Database of Rights Cleared Images: (See a librarian or Blackboard for a password)

Britannica Image Quest

NOTE: The following sites have resources that are mainly Public Domain and Creative Commons Licensing. Read about copyright and usage restrictions at each site before using sounds and images in your work.


Image Resources

Advanced Google Image Search     (Make sure that you select labeled for reuse in the usage rights section.) 

85 Free Stock Photo Resources – How to Use Them

Free Images and Free Stock Photos

Google: Life Magazine


Library of Congress Digital Collections

Open Photo 


Photos for Class (This site includes attribution information.)




Wikimedia Commons

Sound Resources

soundzabound logo

Soundzabound is a database of sounds available for you to use in your presentationsand videos. Please see the library blackboard class for a list of database user names and passwords, or ask a hayfield librarian.

YouTube Audio Library

Dig CC Mixter 

Free Play Music