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Creative Commons is a group of licenses which enable use of many online images, videos, music and other digital materials. It is a great resource for academic institutions as most works covered by the license allow for use in an educational setting without the need to contact the copyright holder. There is also a Creative Commons license that allows use for any purpose. Note that when using a work covered by Creative Commons you must always credit the work.
Creative Commons gives access to materials under a number of licenses. These range from licenses which allow usage for any purpose, to those which are limited to non-commercial use.
You can get more information about Creative Commons and their licenses on the official license page.
Lots of CC art - including from major museum collections - is here: https://search.
Here's a UK CC source - but we must use the CC filter when searching: https://artuk.org/
Tons of stuff here, but check each linked page for directions to get only the CC content for each platform: https://guides.lib.