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Post by Timothy Ferguson » January 3rd, 2019, 2:38 am

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Post by Carolin » January 3rd, 2019, 7:00 am

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Post by Kikisaulite » January 3rd, 2019, 7:14 am

Carolin wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 7:00 am
whoaaaaa :mrgreen:
Couldn't word it more precisely, so I will just second that! :lol:
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Post by Timothy Ferguson » January 3rd, 2019, 7:50 am

A couple of notes:
  • It seems that the number is 53 000.
    People outisde the United states seem to be blocked for items from after 1897, for reasons of not wanting the deal with the different regional laws. However, with the bibliographic information it provides, you can then find many of these things somewhere else. (Google Books, Internet Archive, Porject Gutenberg).
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Post by Kikisaulite » January 3rd, 2019, 10:24 am

Timothy Ferguson wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 7:50 am

People outisde the United states seem to be blocked for items from after 1897, for reasons of not wanting the deal with the different regional laws. However, with the bibliographic information it provides, you can then find many of these things somewhere else. (Google Books, Internet Archive, Porject Gutenberg).[/list]
I don't think so. I am in Europe and it works for me, I can open publications from 1923 full texts. At least all those I tried...

EDIT: nope, have to correct myself. Just after writing the previous sentence I hit upon some I can not open. So the blocking is at least partly there.
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Post by mightyfelix » January 3rd, 2019, 2:52 pm

I'm bookmarking this topic. What a great resource!

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Post by TriciaG » January 3rd, 2019, 3:31 pm

On a related note, there are a bunch of popular 1923 books posted here, with direct links to Archive/HathiTrust/Gutenberg texts: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/qvq99b/how-to-download-the-books-that-just-entered-the-public-domain

(They also mention and link to LV!)

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