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How to Find Public Domain Resources

This library research guide provides an introduction to library resources related to finding public domain resources.

Music in the Public Domain

Music in the public domain is able to be used by anyone for any purpose, without obtaining prior permission.

The websites below are good places to find public domain music.


Note: The sites below contain public domain resources but many contain copyrighted and/or Creative Commons content as well. If you need help verifying whether something is public domain or how to attribute/cite, please ask a librarian!

Music/Audio Collections

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