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Copyright - Quick and Easy: Music

This libguide will provide quick answers to the how-tos of understanding copyright. This guide includes forms, contact information and necessary tools for understanding basic copyright.

Fair Use in Media Literacy Education

Royalty Free Sound Resources

  • FREE Sound Effects  
    A listing of sound effects for video productions.
  • Freesound Project  
    "The Freesound Project is a collaborative database of Creative Commons licensed sounds."
  • FindSounds  
    "A free site where you can search the Web for sound effects and musical instrument samples."
  • Freeplay Music  
    Free music and sound effects.
  • Free Sound Effects  
    "You may use the sound effects on this web site free of charge in your video, film, audio and multimedia productions..."
  • Incompetech  
    Royalty-free music.
  • Sound Effects Libraries  
    Free sound effects and also links to licensed providers.

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