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http://www.thepublicdomain.org/ by James Boyle, it is the most recent book on the PD.

Open Clipart offers many resources for web designers. It is great!

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Sources for public domain works 3 Replies

Started by Seiiti. Last reply by Seiiti Apr 17, 2009.

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Comment by Carlton Anthony Samuels on January 17, 2013 at 7:12pm

I have been working for quite awhile in support of the open-ness principle across several domains; Open Access, Open Institutional Repositories, Open Science, Open Educational Resources, FOSS.  Aaron Swartz was only 26 years-old.  But in my humble opinion, his commitment and heart was in the right place.  RIP, Aaron. 

Comment by Wolf Ludwig on January 17, 2013 at 5:55pm

The sudden passing away of Aaron Swartz was a big shock to me. Aaron was such a brilliant fellow who dedicated his far too short life to open access, CC and the PD. I share the sorrow expressed by Tim Berners-Lee (timbl): „Aaron is dead. Wanderers in this crazy world, we have lost a mentor, a wise elder. Hackers for right, we are one down, we have lost one of our own. Nurtures, careers, listeners, feeders, parents all, we have lost a child. Let us all weep.”

Comment by Wolf Ludwig on October 4, 2009 at 5:47pm
I participated in an interesting Workshop in Barcelona last week on the Public Domain -- for more information see:
Comment by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on October 2, 2009 at 4:59am
Comment by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on October 1, 2009 at 6:20pm
This is maybe not public domain, but there is a ton of free and extremely valuable speeches from leading thinkers, researchers and other great people of our time. Worth visiting from time to time and watching smart things. Special impressions has been made to me from Jane Goddal (ape research) and Marvin Minsky (father of AI) both available there.

Comment by Seiiti on March 30, 2009 at 4:14am
Thanks a lot, Carol!! That's very helpful!
Comment by Carolina Rossini on March 24, 2009 at 7:54pm
Hey, I found this recently and may be very useful for all of us! :-) The Digital Library of the Commons!

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