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DVDs in the Library
The Library has a collection of royalty-free stock film footage and clips on DVDs which can be checked out. Titles include “Smoke Effects,” “Winter Landscapes,” “Breaking Glass,” “Nature and Animals,” “Explosions,” “Las Vegas,” and “HD Time Lapse Sky.”
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What’s Public Domain?
pub·lic do·main (noun). The state of belonging or being available to the public as a whole, and therefore not subject to copyright.
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National Park Service B-Roll Video
Provides links to public domain video of some National Park Service sites, including national parks, monuments, battlefields, historic sites and related areas.
National Archives Catalog
Catalog from the National Archives of the United States Government containing historical information, including moving images. Make sure to select "Moving Images" under "Type of Archival Materials." Once your results return, make sure to look for "View all Online Holdings," and click that link.
Downloadable images, video, and audio intended for non-commercial and educational use. For exact usage guidelines, see https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/
Offering a collection of stock video, you can search by numerous search fields and options.