Creation Tools &
Online Learning

Resources for Creative Projects – blog, classroom, video production, or business presentation.

The media below is the freeiest of the free – usage licensing is the least restrictive.

Clip Art – Clip Art
(Free membership required)

clip art for creating a logo
(must give credit to ‘’ if used.)

Pixabay – Over a million high-resolution vector graphics
(Free membership required -Donations are solicited for use – optional)

Vector Icon Clipart


Font Squirrel

Google Fonts



Photos &

(Free membership required)

Flickr – British Library Public Domain Collection

Over 1 million historic images from the British Library – Nature, Birthday, Animals, Science, Food & Holidays

Microlab – 7,000+ Images made with a microscope (medium resolution)

(Donations are solicited for use – optional)

Pixabay – Over a million high-resolution images
(Free membership required -Donations are solicited for use – optional)

StockSnap – High quality, high-resolution images.
(No membership required)

Wiki Commons Public Domain Images
(No membership required)

Lisa’s Pinterest Boards

over 6,000 images and growing
(Free membership required)

Insects & Butterflies
Peculiar History
Outer Space

All Boards

Sound Effects & Music
(Requested $10 donation for a pack of 77 Royalty Free songs.) – good search tools. To find licensing requires research. (Many music files on this site are not free.) – UK Public domain music


USGSAudio – Earth Science audio clips, podcasts, interviews

YouTube Music and Sound Effects Library
YouTube Audio Library Note: Click on “Attribution not required” to see media that has been released under a Public Domain license.
Professional sound effects, foley, and music.

Writing & Editing

Character Counter

Homophone Check

Phrase Frequency Counter

Verb Analyzer

Writing Reference & Vocabulary (Pinterest Board)

Visit Lisa’s for manuscript processing and book marketing tools.

Online Learning

Jet Propulsion Laboratory – NASA

Khan Academy

Massive Open Online Courses (Harvard, MIT, etc.)

OpenStax – Free Textbooks

Writing – Scope of Work Visual Tutorial | Slides (Lisa K. Buchanon)

WolframAlpha – Mathematical Modeling

YouTube Collections
University Collection

Video Clips

California Revealed – Historical archival materials from California Revealed in partnership with over 200 universities, libraries, and historical societies across the state.

Internet Archive – Books, Music, Videos & more

Pinterest – Video Clips

Pixabay – 6,000 + high-resolution videos
(Free membership required -Donations are solicited for use – optional)

USGS – Earth Science related videos

Videvo  – Stock Clips

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Public Domain and CC0 licensing do not require author attribution and may be used for personal and commercial purposes.