Tag Archives: PD_books

Project Gutenburg

Name of Web Site: Project Gutenburg

URL: https://www.gutenberg.org/

Location of Site’s Right Statements: https://www.gutenberg.org/policy/permission.html

Project Gutenburg is an online library that consists entirely of free ebooks that have expired copyrights. The website is driven by donations and the volunteers who help with selection, digitization, and transcriptionBooks can be downloaded onto a device for reading on-the-go or be read online. The site also presents data listing the most downloaded books by day, week, month, and author. Titles include literary classics like The Iliad and The Great Gatsby. PG also contains audiobooks, audio recordings, videos, and photos. Resources are available in more than fifty languages. 

Public Domain Review

Name of Web Site: The Public Domain Review

URL: https://publicdomainreview.org/

Location of Site’s Right Statements: https://publicdomainreview.org/rights-labelling-on-our-site

The Public Domain Review is a website dedicated to the collection and presentation of content that has rolled into the public domain. The content spans many fields and mediums, including books, audio, images, and video. Users can browse by content type and time period, going all the way back to before the 16th century. The site also frequently publishes original essays from contributors that have drawn on content listed on the Public Domain Review. Finally, PDR also hosts their own website store, featuring items inspired by the open access objects on the site.