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The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix

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Earlier this week, Oxford's Bodleian Library announced that it had digitized a 550 year old copy of the Gutenberg Bible along with a number of other ancient bibles, some of them quite beautiful. Not to be outdone, the British Library came out with its own announcement on Thursday:

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The Public Domain Review

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"The Public Domain Review is a not-for-profit project dedicated to showcasing the most interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works available online"

 

The Public Domain Review has curated some awesome images and texts. I would highly recommend subscribing to their newsletter.  On a topical note - lots of Olympic related content.


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Internet Archive Book Images

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The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to...

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An excellent resource for research and copyright-free images.

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Dr. Susan Bainbridge's curator insight, September 22, 2014 3:51 AM

Kalev Leetaru from Georgetown University has created this resource from millions of Flickr images.

Lorraine Elvire Wagenaar's curator insight, September 24, 2014 6:24 AM

voeg uw inzicht ...