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WRIT 151: Writing Studio: Sound Resources
This is an introduction to the way we find academic resources.
All of the databases below contain downloadable music tracks, sounds, and sfx. Please note that some have special sign up instructions you must follow to gain access. These databases and websites are useful when researching and using sounds for film projects, animation, motion design, game art, and other projects requiring a sound component.
Free Sound Websites
All of the websites below are freely accessible on the web. In order to use, you will have to set up a personal account on each site in order to gain access to its materials.
Search more than a thousand free sound effects. Alan McKinney of McKinney Sound asked professional sound companies and individuals around the world to contribute sound effects for everyone to use for free. There are some limitations to how you can use the sound effects - read those limitations at http://www.freesfx.co.uk/info/eula/.
Goldstein Library provides Sound Ideas, Sound Effects, and Music for download online. Download is only available to Ringling College students, faculty, and staff.
These files are copyrighted content provided under Goldstein Library's educational license agreement. By accepting any of them, you agree to limit your use of the files to synchronized recordings in timed relation with non-profit College or classroom projects. Transfer, copying, or duplication of these works in whole or in part for any other purpose is expressly prohibited unless specifically authorized in writing by Sound Ideas.