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This is a list of '''books''' available under a Creative Commons license.
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[[Category:Media]]
 
[[Category:Licensed]]
 
 
 
A list of Creative Commons-licensed books.
 
  
 
By "book" we generally mean works over 35,000 words that are or have been commercially available in hardcopy and have an ISBN.  We've expanded the definition in two added sections below, however, to include the most popular books published through do-it-yourself press Lulu, and "books" published on websites of established organizations or notable blogs.
 
By "book" we generally mean works over 35,000 words that are or have been commercially available in hardcopy and have an ISBN.  We've expanded the definition in two added sections below, however, to include the most popular books published through do-it-yourself press Lulu, and "books" published on websites of established organizations or notable blogs.
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This is just a start and is woefully incomplete.  Please add missing titles and fill in missing information.
 
This is just a start and is woefully incomplete.  Please add missing titles and fill in missing information.
  
== How to add a book ==
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== Add a book ==
 
 
This table pulls information from other articles in the wiki which have been created with semantic annotations.  To easily add a book, fill in this [http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Special:AddPage/Form:Book form] or create a new page using the [[Template:Books]]
 
 
 
  
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{{#forminput:Book|35|Book Name|}}
  
 
==Nonfiction==
 
==Nonfiction==
  
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   [[genre::NonFiction]]
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|?Publisher
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|?License
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==Fiction==
 
==Fiction==
  
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|?publisher=Publisher
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}}
  
==Lulu Highlights==
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== [[Text#Featured_Text_sites|Featured Content Directories for Books]] ==
Lulu offers a publishing service for “digital do-it-yourselfers” to publish all manner of media, including books. Lulu lets
 
creators set the license terms, including Creative Commons licenses, for their works as part of the publishing process. We've
 
chosen to list some popular CC-licensed works that have been published through Lulu, below.
 
  
You can also search for more CC-licensed books here:
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{{#ask:
http://www.lulu.com/browse/adv_search.php
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|mainlabel=Title
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}}
  
<categorytree mode=pages>Lulu</categorytree>
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==More sources of free books==
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You might also be interested in these resources:
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* [http://creativecommons.org/text/ creativecommons.org/text]
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* [http://bookpub.org/ Bookpub.org]
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public domain:
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* [http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page Project Gutenberg]
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* US govt. books?
  
=="Books" online==
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{{Translations
These are "books" (ie works of 35,000 words or more) made available through established organizations and sites.  These are not to include vanity projects by your favorite uncle.
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<categorytree mode=pages>Book_Online</categorytree>
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[[Category:Licensed]]

Latest revision as of 10:18, 28 January 2014

This is a list of books available under a Creative Commons license.

By "book" we generally mean works over 35,000 words that are or have been commercially available in hardcopy and have an ISBN. We've expanded the definition in two added sections below, however, to include the most popular books published through do-it-yourself press Lulu, and "books" published on websites of established organizations or notable blogs.

This is just a start and is woefully incomplete. Please add missing titles and fill in missing information.

Add a book

{{#forminput:Book|35|Book Name|}}

Nonfiction

{{#ask:

 genre::NonFiction

|mainlabel=Title |?author=Author |?Publisher |?License |limit=200 |sort=author |order=ascending }}

Fiction

{{#ask: genre::Fiction |mainlabel=Title |?author=Author |?publisher=Publisher |?license=License |limit=200 |sort=author |order=ascending }}

Featured Content Directories for Books

{{#ask: format::Text size::+ |mainlabel=Title |?mainurl=url |?size=Size |sort=size |order=descending |limit=25 }}

More sources of free books

You might also be interested in these resources:

public domain: