Unsplash - Free photos
Creativity103 - abstract backgrounds, textures and design ideas
Flickr - high resolution photos
Getty Images: Embed - photos and illustrations (filter by orientation, resolution, people (number/age/ethnicity) and more.
The Getty Search Gateway - filter by artefact type (sculpture, drawing, painting), topic, places (eg. country)
Gratisography - random, artistic photographs
HubbleSite - explore the universe with images from Hubble's eye
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - a vast archive of 400,000 images from this New York museum
NASA - NASA image galleries
CSIRO Science Image
Vintage Med Stock (antique medical stock images)
PhotoEverywhere - geography, cities, landmarks
RIJKS Museum - images of public domain artwork from this museum in Amsterdam
The State Library of Victoria - explore their digital image pool of over 170,000 historical images
Visible Earth - earth photographs from outer space
Pics 4 Learning is specifically designed for teachers and students, and has thousands of images that can be used freely.
Clip Art ETC (black and white illustrations)
Edupics (black and white illustrations, colouring images, etc.)
Free Historical Stock Photos
Big Foto (photos from around the world)
Find icons on The Noun Project
Find art and photography on Yale Digital Commons.
State Library Victoria's Digital Image Pool
Life of Pix (free high resolution photography)
Free to use Music
Musopen - royalty free music
PublicDomain4U - great historical music recordings free to play and share legally
YouTube Audio Library - music you can download to use in projects online and offline
Flashkit - offers more than 7,000 royalty-free music loops
Free-Loops - offers more than 7,000 musicians' loops, including many drum beats and various instruments
The Free Music Archive currently has 5,000 free tracks available for download.
Netlabels - This collection hosts complete, freely downloadable/streamable, often Creative Commons-licensed catalogs of 'virtual record labels'.
Free Music Archive
CC Mixter - Download, sample, cut up, share.
Free to use Sound
Free to use Film and TV
(Credit to RMIT Library for these links)
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