iMovie Tutorial: Add Music to your iMovie!

Are you working on your book trailer in iMovie?  Use our short tutorials to help you make your project fantastic!  We’ve already shown you how to add photos to your iMovie, so this screen cast will show you how to add music to your iMovie.    Check back here, as we are going to post more screen casts soon.

Adding Music to your iMovie


Oxford Online – eReference Resources

We’ve got another new trial for the LIS community. We will have access to these Oxford Online resources from now until November 16th.

Oxford Art Online – This database allows users access to Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art. Give us feedback on the Faculty Survey or the Student Survey.


Oxford Music Online – This comprehensive database allows user access to Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.  Give us feedback on the Faculty Survey or the Student Survey.


Oxford Quick Reference – This subscription allows us access to 308 reference titles on a broad range of subjects from African Mythology to Archaeology, History to Science and Technology.  Give us feedback on the Faculty Survey or the Student Survey.


Media for “Free”: Fair Use

Are you creating a podcast? Building a website? Making a movie? Make sure that when you create something, the media you use is available under Fair Use. You can use the following search sites to find media which is in the public domain or licensed to be used by others.

Copyright Friendly Music and Sound:

Creative Commons – Search: This is not a search engine, but an easy way to access website which allow you to search by Creative Commons licensed materials.

Machinamasound: From their FAQs, “All our music is…”Royalty Free”, and the free music is released under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0.”

CompFight: A image search engine with Creative Commons filters

FreeSound: Just sounds! “Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. Browse, download and share sounds” (from the front page).

Internet Archive: Music, Video, Text and more! “The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format”(from the About Us page).