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Using Our Work

First Sounds makes its work available under a Creative Commons Attribution (BY) license.

You are free to share (copy and redistribute) our materials in any medium or format as long as you credit First Sounds.

You are free to adapt (remix, transform, and build upon) our materials for any purpose, even commercially, as long as you credit First Sounds.

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You must indicate if changes were made to our materials. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests that First Sounds endorses you or your use.

We ask that you furnish a copy of any derivative work. Email us at for further information.

Please note that some images on this site are copyrighted by third parties and thusly labeled.

First Sounds has paid licensing fees to custodial institutions for its right to use certain images. Parties interested in obtaining rights for their own uses should contact those custodians directly. Email us at for further information.