Guide to Finding Interesting Public Domain Works Online by the Open Knowledge Foundation

The Open Knowledge Foundation has published a nifty guide on the basics of Finding Interesting Public Domain Works Online. You can skim the guide in well under ten minutes, and it includes useful links and accompanying descriptions to online collections where PD works can be found, including Europeana, the Internet Archive, and Project Gutenberg. It … Read More “Guide to Finding Interesting Public Domain Works Online by the Open Knowledge Foundation”

Open Knowledge Conference 2011

The Open Knowledge Foundation’s annual conference, OKCon, is next week in Berlin. They’ve put together an amazing program featuring some of the most exciting projects and speakers in the free/libre/open universe beyond software — though free software is not unrepresented — Richard Stallman is giving what should be an extremely interesting talk on Free/Libre Software … Read More “Open Knowledge Conference 2011”

Open Milton

Happy Belated Birthday John Milton! The poet that English majors belabor and grow to know so well turned 400 earlier this week, and to celebrate, the Open Knowledge Foundation launched Open Milton. What is Open Milton? Open Milton is “an open set of Milton’s works, together with ancillary¬†information and tools, in a form designed for … Read More “Open Milton”