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Media: Images, Music, & Video

Verify Copyright and Permissions for each item as many websites offer a mix of copyrighted and Creative Commons materials. 

BBC Sound Effects beta has 16.000 super specific sound effects.

Calisphere Discover over one million photographs, documents, letters, artwork, diaries, oral histories, films, advertisements, musical recordings, and more.

Copyright-Friendly Toolkit for makers and other media creators by Joyce Valenza About a 1/4 way down the page are lists of many websites for images and music.

NASA Image and Video Library A great place for background images as well as space and science stuff.

NASA Media Archive images, audio and video


Pixabay Over 1.8 million royalty free, high quality images and video (also a great spot for Zoom backgrounds!)

TinEye Labs Search Flickr for images by color(s) and tags! 

Wikimedia Commons