You can use copyrighted materials to create
something that’s new—something that’s
transformed into an entirely different work.
“Transformativeness” is allowed when a
work has been changed (using fair use) and
value has been added to the original. For
example, a parody transforms the original.
Here are some resources of editable media
to use in school:
• Soundzabound audio files
• Learn 360 is searchable by editable
• Creative Commons is searchable by
media that can be shared and remixed
• Google Advanced Image Search can
be limited to media for reuse*
If your remix will be shared with the public
or uploaded to the Internet, read the
restrictions for using content from the
licensed online databases.
If you post to YouTube, refer to the
*There is a difference between free to view
and free to use. Some images may be
scraped off the Internet and should not be