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On this topic I will present web sites that offer open source content. I will mainly focus on e-books and similar material (with a focus on availability of pdf format). In addition to that you may find here material about free knowledge and information in general.
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ASSANGE + ZIZEK

Amy Goodman from Democracy Now hosts this debate between Julian Assange and Slovenian Philosopher Slavoj Žižek -- From the Troxy Theatre in London, July 2 20...
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Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine

Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine | Ebooks & more | Scoop.it
Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 150 billion archived web pages.
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As the above thumbail mentions this oldtimer promotes universal access to all knowledge.

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Free illegal knowledge and how (not) to deal with it

Free illegal knowledge and how (not) to deal with it | Ebooks & more | Scoop.it
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This article was a Scoop.it suggestion. Its an interesting read but read the comments as well.

 

The author states a very problematic one-dollar-fee suggestion.

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Open Culture - The Best Free Cultural and Educational Media on the Web.

Open Culture - The Best Free Cultural and Educational Media on the Web. | Ebooks & more | Scoop.it
Discover thousands of free online courses, audio books, movies, textbooks, eBooks, language lessons, and more.
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What I like about this site is not just the sources it presents, but also the effort to create a media page that revolves around open content.

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Project Gutenberg

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Project Gutenberg offers 40,000 free ebooks to download.

 

"Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971 and continues to inspire the creation of eBooks and related technologies today."

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This is an unavoidable site for ebook access. It gives access to ebooks that are free in the United States because their copyright has expired.

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Welcome to Open Library (Open Library)

Welcome to Open Library (Open Library) | Ebooks & more | Scoop.it
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The first page I want to scoop is my very favourite Open library elibrary. Their opening sentence decribes them best: "The World's classic literature at your fingertips. Over 1.000.000 free ebook titles available."

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