Below are links to free sound and picture files for your SMART presentations. Remember to cite where appropriate.
Free sound files for SMART Notebook
You can add sound to an object, or group of objects, or group a text box and an object. Then right click on the item and select Sound. Attach sound from a file or record a sound file. Sound file can not be longer than 1 min. You can set the sound to play from an icon or from the object itself. (Go to SMART Tutorial #4 at http://onlinepd.teq.com/ to learn more) Created by: Amy Austin 7/17
Database of music and sound that VVS school library subscribes. Free, but remember to cite the sounds you use in this manner: Title / Artist / Soundzabound Royalty Free Music, www.soundzabound.com.
Soundbible.com- go to the Royalty free sounds from Creative Commons (155 pages of sounds), use .mp3 files.
A collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, etc. released under Creative Commons licenses that allow their reuse.
Over 150 free sound effects in .mp3 format from sound design expert Stephan Schutze. No crediting required.
Findsounds.com is a sound search engine. Check the website the sound is coming from to see if licensing allows educational use.
Ccmixter.org- You must create an account. A site where collaborative musicians upload their music. Check for licensing on items you use.
Free image files for SMART Notebook
From SMART Notebook go to Insert, Picture. Browse and insert the picture you have saved.
Sometimes you can copy the image directly from the website and paste it to SMART Notebook.
Created by: Amy Austin 7/17
Search Google Images, then click on tools, and Usage Rights, and choose Labeled for Noncommercial Reuse.
Britannica Image Quest is a database that VVS school library subscribes. Use for noncommercial educational purposes. Do not remove any trademark or copyright symbol from images.
All images are released free of copyright. Attribution not required.
Creative Commons photos provided by FlickrSearch. Automatically watermarks image with citation (awesome!).
Must register with the site. Images are free for educational use. Good manners to cite the image in the following way: "Image courtesy of Joe Smith, rgbstock.com" with a link to their gallery, not the home page.
Creative Commons will search many image services. Just double check the permissions for the image you choose before you use it.