Texts and Course Materials
The Public Library of Science (PLoS)
A non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.
Critical Commons is a non-profit advocacy coalition that supports the use of media for scholarship, reasearch and teaching, providing resources, information and tools for scholars, students, educators and creators.
Directory of Open Access Journals
A directory of over 6,000 open access journals from around the world
Directory of Open Access Repositories
Directory of links to over 1,700 institutional and discipline-based repositories around the world
A curated academic search-engine, indexing 4,290 free ejournals in the arts & humanities.
The free cultural and educational media on the web
A non-profit digital library offering free universal access to Books, Movies, Music, and 150-billion archived web pages.
MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW)
is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT Open CourseWare course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
Find peer reviewed online teaching and learning materials. Share advice and expertise about education with expert colleagues.
Open Courseware Consortium
An OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a free and open digital publication of high quality university‐level educational materials.
Open Educational Resources Commons
Find free-to-use teaching and learning content from around the world.
Images and Video
Flickr Creative Commons
Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their photos under a Creative Commons licenses. Browse or search through content under each type of license.
Wikimedia Commons is a media file repository making available public domain and freely‐licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips) to everyone. It currently contains 10,473,024 files and 102,230 media collections.
National Science Digital Library
The nation's online portal for education and research on learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. (U.S.A.)
Health Education Assets Library
Free, high‐quality digital materials for health sciences education.
Download high quality royalty‐free images for as low as C$0.21/image or free
Open Clip Art
The Open Clip Art Library (OCAL) is a collaborative collection of clip art style images available for use, for free, with no restrictions. Images are created and uploaded by OCAL users. The images are organized by title, tags, and occasionally, into user created collections.
10's of thousands of free images accessed via the "free stock images" link on the home page.
StockXchange, one of the first sites to 'share' stock photos, a range of licenses, some require attribution or permission, owned by getty images to promote their microstock
Vimeo is quickly becoming both a popular video share website and a social networking site. It's a common place for budding videographers to showcase their short films and original videos to other filmmaking enthusiasts. The site is also popular with a few professionals as a place to store and showcase their work.