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This page is here to help you research and find materials specific to your subject.

Images, Video, and Audio Resources

To use the Open Attribution Builder select the below link, and enter the information requested. Voila! Your attribution is created. ​

Open Attribution Builder

Open Attribution Builder is licensed under CC BY 4.0

Creative Commons (CClicense is one of several public copyright licenses that enables the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work. When an author chooses to give others the right to share, use, or build upon a personal work, he or she uses a CC license. 

There are six CC licenses, distinguished by the bundle of rights allowed: 

From About the Licenses by Creative Commons is licensed under CC BY

For more information see Creative Commons: About the Licenses 

How to Cite 

A good rule of thumb is to use the acronym TASL, which stands for Title, Author, Source, License.

Title - Provide the title of the adopted work and hyperlink to the original source. If a title is not provided, don't worry about including it.

Author - Credit the author. Many times the licensor may want you to give credit to some other entity, like a company or pseudonym, or wants no credit at all - abide by their wishes. Also if the author has a webpage, hyperlink his or her name to the webpage. 

Source - Provide the URL where the work is hosted. 

License - Keep intact any copyright notice associated with the work.  Provide the exact name of the Creative Commons license under which the work was released, and hyperlink the license name to the its deed page. You can use acronyms instead. 

Image attribution example:

heart valve circulatory

"Heart Valve Circulatory" by burlesonmatthew is licensed under CC0.

For more information on copyright, fair use and other related issues, please visit the Copyright Information guide.


public domain icon  What is the Public Domain?

The public domain is a collection of works that are not subject to copyright law.  

When a work is in the public domain, you can freely copy, distribute, display and perform the work, as well as make derivative and commercial works.

There are three classes of public domain works:

  1. Works that automatically enter the public domain upon creation because they are not copyrightable:       

         a)  Titles, names, short phrases and slogans, familiar symbols and numbers

         b)  Ideas, procedures, methods, systems, processes, concepts, principles, discoveries, or devices (as distinguished from a                description, explanation, or illustration)

         c)  Works consisting entirely of information that is common property and contains no original authorship (e.g.,                                standard calendars, height and weight charts, tape measures and rulers)

         d)  Works federal government employees produced within the scope of employment

         e)  Works that have not been fixed in a tangible form of expression (e.g., spontaneous speeches or performances that                      have not been written or recorded)

  2.  Works clearly and explicitly donated to the public domain:

         a)  Creative Commons licenses

         b)  ODC Public Domain Dedication and License (PDDL)

         c)  GNU General Public License

         d)  BSD licenses

  3.  Works that have entered the public domain because the copyright on them has expired:

         a)  All works published in the U.S. before 1923

         b)  All works published with a copyright notice from 1923 through 1963 without copyright renewal

         c)  All works published without a copyright notice from 1923 through 1977

         c)  All works published without a copyright notice from 1978 through March 1, 1989, and without subsequent                                 registration within 5 years 

U.S. Public Domain Chart

Copyright of Works First Published in the US by Jappalang is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

Mohave Community College Resources:

 

Images:

Open - i [Biomedical Image Search Engine] - Open-i service of the National Library of Medicine enables search and retrieval of abstracts and images (including charts, graphs, clinical images, etc.) from the open source literature, and biomedical image collections. 

Orthopedic Surgical Anatomy Teaching Collection -   Includes digital photographs and illustrations of human anatomy dissections. 

Partners Infectious Disease Images The goal of this site is to present images of interesting and instructive Infectious Disease cases to healthcare trainees and professionals for educational purposes. Cases and images within ID images are described using terms from the NLM's Medical Subject Headings. You will need to register for a free account to use the site. Please see the Permissions and Copyright section to learn how to ethically use material from this resource.

Public Health Image Library (PHIL) - Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the PHIL offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC's pictures. Public health professionals, the media, laboratory scientists, educators, students, and the worldwide public are welcomed to use this material for reference, teaching, presentation, and public health messages.

 

Videos 

CrashCourse Anatomy and Physiology - Series of free videos by PBS Digital Studios, covering a variety of topics in anatomy and physiology - the heart, urinary system, endocrine and lymphatic systems, muscles, tissues and many others. 

KhanAcademyMedicine - This channel includes Khan Academy videos on Medicine, presented by Rishi Desai, MD.

Khan Academy NCLEX-RN - A collection of questions from content covered on the NCLEX-RN. These questions are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License (available at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/).

Osmosis - Osmosis.org is a leading medical & health education platform with an audience of over 700,000 current & future clinicians & caregivers.

RegisteredNurseRN - RegisteredNurseRN.com provides FREE NCLEX reviews, skills, school tips, & career help for students and nurses.

Mohave Community College Resources:

Images:

U.S. Government Resources: Historic letters, pamphlets, photographs, and other images digitized and made available by the Library of Congress and National Archives.

Library of Congress: Digital Collections 

Library of Congress: Flickr Photostream

Library of Congress: Prints & Photographs Online Catalog

Library of Congress: Free to Use and Reuse Sets

National Archives Digital Photography Collections 

Other Resources:

Dave Rumsey Historical Map Collection -16th through 21st century maps and other types of charts.

Shorpy Historic Photo Archive - Offers historic photographs and prints.

New York Public Library Digital Collections - A massive collection of historic photographs, documents, letters, pamphlets, and other images; browse by collection or key word.

Audio/Video:

Library of Congress: Webcasts - Live presentations and recordings given at the Library of Congress.

Library of Congress: National Jukebox -Offers a wide-range of historical sound recordings.

Library of Congress: YouTube Channel -Contains presentations given at the Library of Congress; also contains historical films and clips.

TED Talks - Offers short talks and lectures on a  range of humanities including history, religion, philosophy, and more.

Prelinger Archives - Contains thousands of advertising, educational, instructional, and amateur films on a variety of topics.

Moving Image Archive - A variety of movies, films, and clips that are in the public domain.

EduTube - Contains educational videos.

Mohave Community College Resources:

Images:

Creative Commons Search Page - Easy way to search many popular sites (YouTube, Flickr, etc.) for Creative Commons resources.

Smithsonian Digital Collections - Search over 14.0 million records of museum objects, archives and library materials including more than 3.0 million online images, audio & videos and blog posts.

Public Domain Sherpa - Annotated index of sites that contain Public Domain images. Includes information on copyright as well.

Audio/Video:

HippoCampus - A free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content--videos, animations, and simulations--on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge.

TED Talks - Offers short talks and lectures on a  range of humanities including history, religion, philosophy, and more.

Moving Image Archive - A variety of movies, films, and clips that are in the public domain.

EduTube - Contains educational videos

Mohave Community College Resources:

Images:

Old Book Illustrations - Beautiful plates from old books now in the Public Domain.

From Old Books - More beautiful plates from old books now in the Public Domain.

BibliOdyssey - Even more beautiful plates from old books now in the Public Domain.

Comic Book + - Archive of comics that are in the Public Domain.

Audio/Video:

HippoCampus - A free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content--videos, animations, and simulations--on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge.

TED Talks - Offers short talks and lectures on a  range of humanities including history, religion, philosophy, and more.

Moving Image Archive - A variety of movies, films, and clips that are in the public domain.

EduTube - Contains educational videos

Mohave Community College Resources:

Images:

U.S. Government Resources:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - The CDC's Public Health Image Library (PHIL) contains historic images freely available for reference, teaching, and presentations.

National Library of Medicine - Contains over 70,000 digitized images from the 15th to 21st Century including photographs, art, engravings, and posters that demonstrate the history of medicine.

NIH Open Biomedical Search - Contains images related to the health field (medical, dental, and behavioral) including X-rays, photographs, CT scans, MRI's, ultrasounds, and more. 

NASA Images - The Nasa Image Library contains historic photographs from 60 collections

NOAA Photo Library - Contains weather, space, shoreline, coastal, and marine life images related to monitoring the environment of the planet.

Other Sources:

Bio-Image Search (Stanford University) - Contains a host of biomedical images from public domain databases available for use

Cell Image Library - Showcases cell infrastructure with a variety of images, videos, and animations for research and educational purposes.

Audio/Visual:

Open Culture Science Videos - Featuring videos on astronomy, biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, geology, religion, and more.

TED Talks - Offers short talks and lectures on a  range of scientific topics including biology, chemistry, physics, and more.

Virtual Cell Animation Collection - Educational animations from the NDSU Molecular and Cellular Biology Learning Project. 

Images:

Wikipedia Public Domain Images - Great source of Public Domain images.

WikiMedia Commons - A collection of 50,781,436 (and growing) freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute.

Audio/Video:

Khan Academy - Lots of free videos for a wide-range of abilities.

CrashCourse Engineering - Series of free videos by PBS Digital Studios, covering a variety of topics in engineering - fluid dynamics, laws of thermodynamics, nanomaterials and many others. 

CrashCourse Physics - Series of free videos by PBS Digital Studies, covering a variety of topics in physics -  quantum mechanics, magnetism, collisions, derivatives and many others. 

HippoCampus - A free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content--videos, animations, and simulations--on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge.

MIT Audio/Video Lectures - Videos with accompanying assignments, lecture notes, and exams for MIT courses. 

EduTube - Contains educational videos.

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