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Copyright Information: Public Domain & Copyright-Free

Information and resources about copyright and fair use for the William Paterson University community.

Books @ Cheng Library

Copyright Free Images

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Books in the Public Domain

Many classic texts are no longer under copyright, and may be available for free, online.  Make sure that the full content is available before relying on these versions.

Open Source Textbooks

What are open source textbooks? 

Open Source textbooks are digital textbooks that are freely accessible online.  Some sites sell affordable printed versions, or you can print your own.

Copyright Free Media

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