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Resources for your projects

On this page you'll find resources to help you with your digital media projects, including links to places you can search for music, photos, and video you can incorporate into your own works, databases and tutorials to help with projects, and links to software you can download from home.

Database Resources

The Library offers several great databases to help customers enhance their learning experience.

Linked In Learning logo

LinkedIn Learning provides video tutorials and full courses on learning available software and techniques.
Using the search box, you can jump directly to content in a tutorial to help you get to the heart of your inquiry
faster. Some courses can link to your LinkedIn profile to show your training has been completed. This is free
with a valid COD Library card.

Below are some courses offered through this database to help you get started on different media projects.

OReilly logo OReilly for Higher Education provides full textbook and "for dummies" books to aid users of all levels in
software and techniques. Using the name of programs or keywords, a customer can pull up courses or textbooks to read via any tech device in our out of the Library.

Open Source Software

The following open-source media creation applications can be downloaded and used free of charge on Mac and Windows computers.

Video Production
Video Editing
Photo Editing
Digital Illustration
Audio Recording and Editing

Online Media Sources

There are many resources online for finding videos, images, and music you can use in your projects. Below are a few places to start your search. The Library does not guarantee that everything you find at the following links is in the public domain, or otherwise available to be used or reproduced in your project; it is your responsibility to determine the copyright status of any materials you want to use. To learn more about copyright check out the COD Library’s Copyright Guide.

COD Library Image Databases

  • Search several database collections for thousands of images from many different subject areas.
Stock Images and Videos
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