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Creative Commons: Search for CC licensed material

Compiled by Medical Research Library of Brooklyn

Search for Creative Commons Content

Creative Commons Content

There are many ways to search for Creative Commons content, listed are more common ways to find content.

Creative Commons

Click here to search for Creative Commons content.

Search for content such as images, audio and video. Filter results by:

  • License or Public Domain
  • Source
  • Image Type
  • File Type
  • Image Size
  • Creator

Images, audio and video content automatically displays information to credit the creator. 

Google Images

Click here to search for Creative Commons content on Google Images

Did you know you can search for Creative Commons content on Google Images?

  • Click on Tools and then Usage Rights.
  • Click on Creative Commons in the drop down menu.

The search will be filtered by images with creative commons licenses.


Click here to search for Creative Commons content on YouTube

There are videos in YouTube that are marked with a Creative Commons license. 

  • Search for a video.
  • Click filters.
  • Under features, click on Creative Commons.

The search will be filtered by videos marked with creative commons licenses.

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