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25 sources of free public domain books

25 sources of free public domain books
This is an updated list of sites that offer free public domain books in electronic and audio format. Every year new publications enter public domain. That means their intellectual property rights have expired or are not applicable any longer. The content of these works becomes available for public use. Anyone is free to use it – but also to reuse it, for instance publish a new edition. Therefore you may find in major ebookstores (Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iBook Store, or Google Play Books) public domain books that are not free. My advice is that if you want to get an ebook version of a classic novel like Pride and Prejudice, you should first check out the sites listed below. The dates books enter public domain vary between countries. This list will be updated yearly. Recommended overview: 50 awesome posters that encourage to read Art prints / Instant downloads A list of most awesome read posters from Etsy, Zazzle, Redbubble, Society6 and AllPosters. Free public domain books – 25 sources 1. 2. 3.

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The Online Books Page: Archives and Indexes General -- Non-English Language -- Specialty There's a vast range of online literature beyond what we index individually on The Online Books Page. Below we list some of the major sources and indexes of free online texts, in all languages, both general and specialized. General Search Engines:Online Catalogs From Topical Search Wiki IMDb - The Internet Movie Database CharacTour – A characters database Books Journals CiteULike - A Web2.0 references management website that incorporate folksonomy and fulltext links to open as well as close access websites. (In order to make the metadata as accurate as possible its search engine is limited by defaulte to authenticated reference.)

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Libraries Test a Model for Setting Monographs Free – Wired Campus - Blogs Librarians love to get free books into the hands of scholars and students who need them. Publishers love it when their books find readers—but they also need to cover the costs of turning an idea into a finished monograph. Now a nonprofit group called Knowledge Unlatched is trying out a new open-access model designed to make both librarians and publishers happy. Here’s how the “unlatching” works: Participating libraries pick a list of scholarly books they want to make open access. They pool money to pay publishers a title fee for each of those books. The title fees are meant to cover the cost of publishing each book; publishers calculate what they think is fair and share those estimates with the Knowledge Unlatched group.

Search Engines:Digital Libraries From Topical Search Wiki General Resources digital libraries Aggregators The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) – A front end interface to US and international digital archives that intendend to make them accessible to the general public. OAIster – A multilingual catalog of open and limited access online materials, that was built by harvesting from collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). The World Wide Library (WDL) – An international digital library operated by UNESCO and the United States Library of Congress.

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