Using media materials (e.g. images, audio, and video) is a crucial element in multimedia assignments, ePortfolios, websites, blogs, and more. However, the copyright status of any material used must be considered and this determines the media which can be used in projects. This guide is intended to inform on copyright issues, help users navigate free media resources with mostly unrestricted copyright, and better educate patrons about why media intellectual property issues matter for educational projects and the professional world.
Check out the Art & Design Research Guide for more information about researching art and design topics, as well as links out to images and visual resources.