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Glenn Hervieux

Image and Data Resources | The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 34 views

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    The Metropolitan Museum of Art's public domain policy has changed this week, making 375,000 images in the collection free to be used in any which way you can think up.
kecurry

20 Free Handwriting Fonts - Remaking June Cleaver - 116 views

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    Great, fun and exciting fonts for the computer. I love it! 
kecurry

Every Lined Paper Under the Sun! | Paging Supermom - 117 views

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    Website to get free lined paper that students can use in the classroom or even at home.
Trevor Cunningham

Popular images - 27 views

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    Free public domain image database.
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    Good site, but you have to make sure you skip the shutterstock pics that show in the first row of images when you do a keyword search.
Patrick Black

Pixabay - Public Domain Images - 30 views

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    This is a great site for finding quality images to use in your projects. The images can be used for both personal and commercial projects and you don't even need to sign in to download them. The images have been uploaded by users for the public good. Upload your images to help others. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Photos+%26+Images
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    You can freely use any image from this website in digital and printed format, for personal and commercial use, without attribution requirement to the original author."
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    This is a great site to send kids for Public Domain Images. No need to worry about copy rights
Nicole Ott

Public Domain Clip Art: Weather and Natural Phenomenon - 2 views

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    Weather clip art
Kim Drain

Stanford Copyright & Fair Use - Welcome to the Public Domain - 106 views

  • The public owns these works, not an individual author or artist. Anyone can use a public domain work without obtaining permission, but no one can ever own it.
  • Copyright has expired for all works published in the United States before 1923.
  • For works published after 1977, if the work was written by a single author, the copyright will not expire until 70 years after the author’s death. If a work was written by several authors and published after 1977, it will not expire until 70 years after the last surviving author dies.
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  • Thousands of works published in the United States before 1964 fell into the public domain because the copyright was not renewed in time under the law in effect then.
  • Copyright law does not protect ideas; it only protects the particular way an idea is expressed.
  • Sometimes an author deliberately chooses not to protect a work and dedicates the work to the public. This type of dedication is rare, and unless there is express authorization placing the work in the public domain, do not assume that the work is free to use.
  • Copyright law does not protect the titles of books or movies, nor does it protect short phrases such as, “Make my day.” Copyright protection also doesn’t cover facts, ideas, or theories.
  • Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization designed to foster the public domain, helps copyright owners dedicate their works to the public domain.
  • Works published in the U.S. before 1923 In the
  • In the U.S., any work created by a federal government employee or officer is in the public domain, provided that the work was created in that person’s official capacity.
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    This chapter of Stanford's Copyright and Fair Use Overview defines public domain and explains the main ways in which works become public domain. "Dear Rich" letters provide scenarios to illustrate many of these.
Daryl Bambic

Finding and using public domain photographs - 167 views

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    Finding and using public domain photographs
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    They left out Flickr Commons, though, which is a really excellent international source and allows for public tagging if you want to curate things with your own search terms: http://www.flickr.com/commons/
Patience Wieland

Use List - OpenCourseWare Consortium - 1 views

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    Open Courseware use list - the materials available at various universities that can be freely used and shared by other instructors and innovators.
Dominic Salvucci

PD Info-Public Domain and Royalty Free Music - 0 views

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    Information on royalty free and public domain music. The site also includes access to music.
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