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Resources for photos, graphics and logos

Vanderbilt photos and logos

Creative Commons resources

What is Creative Commons? Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Their free, easy-to-use copyright licensesprovide artists a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use their creative work — on conditions of their choice. Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright.They work alongside copyright.

Be sure to check usage of each resource on these sites – there are varying degrees of permission depending on how one plans to use the artwork.


Photo Editor

Graphics/Illustrations/Clip Art



  • ccMixter – audio files that you are free to “download, sample, cut-up, and share”
  • Audio – massive repository of live and recorded music, old texts, videos, and more is a great resource for historical projects and even has live music from this era