2014 in public domain

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This is a list of works that enter the public domain in part of the world in 2014.

Entering the public domain in Europe[edit]

A work enters the public domain in most European countries 70 years after the creator's death, if it was published during the author's lifetime.[1]

Writers[edit]

The section of Stephen Hero (James Joyce) added in 1963 will enter the UK public domain.[2]

Artists[edit]

Composers and musicians[edit]

According to the Logos Foundation, works by these composers published during their lifetimes are in the public domain.[3]

Academics[edit]

Other[edit]

Entering the public domain in the United States[edit]

The Copyright Term Extension Act means no published works will enter the public domain in this jurisdiction until 2019.[4] Unpublished works by authors who died in 1943 entered the public domain on January 1, 2014.[5]

Entering the public domain in 50 years p.m.a. countries[edit]

In countries where works enter the public domain 50 years after the death of the creator (such as Canada) the following authors' works will be in the public domain in 2014.

Entering the public domain in 20 years p.m.a. countries[edit]

In countries where works enter the public domain 20 years after the death of the creator (such as Libya)[citation needed] the following authors' works will be in the public domain in 2014.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EU Extends Copyright Term To 70 Years | Billboard". Billboard.biz. 2011-09-12. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  2. ^ "Joyce Works in Copyright and in the Public Domain | James Joyce Foundation". Joycefoundation.osu.edu. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  3. ^ "Public Domain Composers - No Copyright". Logosfoundation.org. 2013-12-30. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  4. ^ "United States Copyright Law". Pdinfo.com. 1998-10-27. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  5. ^ "Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States". Copyright.cornell.edu. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 

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