This is material under Creative Common License, or material that you can reasonably purchase
What about clips from the Internet?
Clips published online are still protected by copyright. However, you can make a Fair Use argument for the use of some clips. You should be sure to seek guidance from your instructor. Students making documentaries for a class assignment, with no intent to make a profit, may have a strong fair use argument.
Use GIL-Find's Advanced search to limit to items in "Media" or "Media archives". Use the following links to search in specific Special Collections. For information about researching in the Special Collections Libraries, click here.
NOTE: Many video archives and libraries have usage rules built into their researcher applications. You may be required to request usage via a particular method. This may be as simple as an email to a designated contact, or it may require a special forms. Also, the amount of time needed to make a request may vary. Whenever you work with a video or media library, please be up front about what you would like to do with any material you find.
Don't let it scare you off, though. Librarians and archivists are eager to help, and want to be sure their collections are used. They just are careful to follow any institutional or collection rules.
Statistics can add authority, personal connection and urgency to a topic. Are you talking about people going hungry? What's the situation for people in Athens-Clarke county? Are you making a video for a group that fights poverty? What's the average income for this county? How many are in poverty? Statistics can be provided in a chart or graph, as a text quote, or part of a voice over as related images go by.
Is this something trackable?
Who would track it?
Would it be public? How would I access it?