Here is my Friday Info Find!
An informative blog post about Public Domain. What Is Public Domain? (And Why 2019 Is a Big Year) By
Brad explains what Public Domain is, and also provides us with an Excel spreadsheet listing works of art (movies, books, etc.) which are now free of copyright.
Click to download. Duke University’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain.
Before you use a phrase from a book, song or movie. Find out if it was released on “Public Domain Day” on January 1, 2019. Do your research.
Want more info? Watch this short video by Steve Shives that explains more. Steve also gives us a list of some old favorites that are now part of the Public Domain. Who knows, something might just spark your imagination.
Tell me, have you thought about using an older piece of work in something new?
Have you used a quote and wondered if it were free of copyright?
What about photos?