This is a guide to multimedia resources available to you through the UT Arlington Library
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2012
- History of Multimedia from the University of Calgary
"Today multimedia might be defined as the seamless digital integration of text, graphics, animation, audio, still images and motion video in a way that provides individual users with high levels of control and interaction. The evolution of Multimedia is a story of the emergence and convergence of these technologies. "
For more information on how copyright law effects what multimedia resources you can use, click on the link below.
- Copyright & Fair Use
There are some exceptions in copyright law, where you can use items under the U.S. doctrine of Fair Use. Fair Use covers uses such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. You can also use items that are in the public domain (public domain items are no longer protected under copyright laws) or that have been released under certain Creative Commons licenses.
- Creative Commons Search
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. Search here for various multimedia resources (web, media, music, video, images).