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Podcast Guide

Guide to creating a podcast for fun and/or assignments

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Public Domain and Creative Commons Resources

Adding sound and images to your podcast can make it more interesting, but only use material you know the rights for. Copyright infringement can lead to the takedown of your content and, if prosecuted, can cost you up to $150,000 per use.

Anything in the Public Domain is free to use.

Sources for Public Domain music:

Sources for Public Domain sound effects: 

Creative Commons Licenses describe different rights that creators can assign to their works. Even if a work is not in the public domain you may be able to use it, depending on what rights are assigned to it

Internet Archive has a huge collection of audio files you may be able to use depending on the license.