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Sources for Free Media

Images in the public domain for which there is no fee or licensing:

Available to the Rice Community via Artstor, a database that Fondren library subscribes to

Rice specific images

you can also use media from the following sites as long as you attribute to the original source. For instance, put “photos - courtesy of Rice University” in the credits of your video.

Fair Use FAQ

Examples of Successful Fair Use

Attribution Best Practices 

How to Spot Fake Stock Photos (and Attribute the Right Person)

Other Useful Resources
Accessing the LinkedIn LearningAccessing Lynda.Com

If you are a Texas resident, you can get a HPL (Houston Public Library) card and then access lynda.comthe LinkedIn Learning without any cost starting 02/2016. provides nearly 5000 video courses on software, technology, coding, arts, design, and business skills. It is similar to YouTube videos or MOOCs without the interactive component. Advanced Use Instructions: Creating and Editing Playlists

Sign-Up Instructions:  Houston, We Have Lynda! 

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