Posts Tagged: Public Domain Day

Public Domain Day 2022: Welcoming works from 1926 to the public domain

Works from 1926 are now open to all, as is a cornucopia of recorded music: An estimated 400,000 sound recordings from before 1923! On January 1, 2022, copyrighted, published works from 1926 entered the US public domain, where they are now free for all to copy, share, and build upon. The lineup this year is…

Works from 1925 enter the US Public Domain

Every year, on January 1st, previously copywritten works enter the public domain and are free for everyone. This blog is an abbreviated version of  The Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke Law School entry, “January 1, 2021 is Public Domain Day: Works from 1925 are open to all!” By Jennifer Jenkins, Director…