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Raiding history for clip art

Are you an inveterate remixer? Here I note repositories of legally available content for remixing and mashing up. (Check for remix rights in your local jurisdiction.)


This is what I actually do with my life, so I know too much of it to fit here. See sample libraries, musical corpora.


In descending order of addictiveness:


One of the many wonderful features of the the Internet Public Library is not its browsing page, which is a mess. I laboriously opted in to all the old (hopefully uncopyrighted) books by clicking checkboxes.

Clipart and icons



  • Open Culture tracks “675 Free Movies, 550 Free Audio Books, 600 Free eBooks, 170 Free Textbooks, 300 Free Language Lessons…”

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