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  • Google Advanced Search
    The Advance Search uses the power of Google to help narrow down results based on “Usage rights”. This allows you to scan multiple repositories for open content.
  • Wikimedia Commons
    Multimedia repository with free-use images, sound, and video files.
  • Openverse
    An extensive library of free stock photos, images, and audio, available for free use.

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  • Creative Commons 
    Apply a Creative Commons (CC) license to any work you create to choose how your work can be shared. You can have clear conditions for attribution and reuse. 
  • ISU Pressbooks 
    Pressbooks is an open-source web platform for creating and publishing digital books.

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  • OER Commons
    Digital library with network hubs of Open Educational Resources (OER) for educators to store and share content. Idaho Teaching & Learning Community (ITLC) is a network hub that promotes Idaho education by creating and sharing OER content through an interactive platform, fostering student-centered learning.

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