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Report on Orphan Works

By: Library of Congress

...aordinary. We received over 850 written comments, most of which were filed by individuals who have concerns about the use of orphan works. As you know... ...rks whose owners cannot be located. I write to support such an undertaking by your office. As established by Section 104 of the Sonny Bono Copyright T... ...g copyright law creates a limitation on exclusive rights for reproductions by libraries and archives of works during the last 20 years of any term of ... ...s by users other than such library or archives. Section 108(h), in other words, allows use of a work without permission by libraries and archives i... ...cribed, explained, illustrated, or embodied in such work.” 122 In other words, copyright extends only to the expression contributed by the author,... ...erein. While copyright prevents a user from simply duplicating the exact words of the author, it does allow that user to restate the ideas, methods,... ...ated by the Copyright Office: for example, they advocated publication of lists of all works as they were about to fall into the public domain; 210 ... ...ices” for searches in particular industries. 263 These would consist of lists of resources that should be searched in order to conduct a “reasonab... ...d publish such filings? For instance, would the Copyright Office publish lists of these notices on a regular basis, similar to the lists of notice...

... addresses the issue of “orphan works,” a term used to describe the situation where the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be identified and located by someone who wishes to make use of the work in a manner that requires permission of the copyright owner. Even where the user has made a reasonably diligent effort to find the owner, if the owner is not found, the user fa...

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Listen with Your Heart

By: Barbara Scott

... Barbara Scott 2 Listen With Your Heart By Barbara Scott Listen With Your Heart 3 ... ..., CA 91321 http://www.DesertBreezePublishing.com Copyright © 2009 by Barbara Scott ISBN 10: 1-936000-02-4 ISBN 13: 978-1-936000-02-9 ... ...: Gail R. Delaney Cover Artist: Jenifer Ranieri Cover Art Copyright by Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc © 2009 All rights reserved. No por... ...to make his entrance. “And thank you, Mr. Connolly,” she whispered, but the words were lost in the silk and the music and the applause. ***** ... ...Alas, no one lives who can write the parts for an actor of my talents. The words that pass for drama these days clog my brain and stick in my throa... ...e emotion carried in his voice. She did not know the meaning of the Italian words he sang, only that they must come from a heart as lonely and broke... ... moment to regret her decision about Nell and the Tories. He devised daily lists of chores and details for everyone in the household to prepare for ... ...he reassembling of the Nell company. Consequently, the distribution of his lists and the supervision of their completion became Morgan’s responsibi... ... On her report of the day’s accomplishments or failures, Daniel drew up new lists. It amazed to her that their elopement and escape to Connecticut h...

...Morgan Gable first falls for Daniel Connolly, a popular Irish tenor, when she hears him sing. Starstruck, she is consumed by thoughts of love with the handsome troubadour. Real life intrudes and Morgan must put aside her own dreams for awhile. Five years later, she and her troubadour meet again, AND fate hands her the chance to make her every wi...

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

... withdrawn on or before the Latest Date stamped below. The World Factbook is by the Directorate of II Central Intelligence Ag United States Governm' i... ...een added. Area: Total area is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines. Land area is the aggregate... ...ries and/or coastlines. Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bod... ...munications: fair system of wire, radio-relay, and troposcatter routes; high frequency used extensively for military/ Cuban links; 2 Atlantic Ocean sa... ...efs Language: Portuguese and Crioulo, a blend of Portuguese and West African words Infant mortality rate: 60/1,000 (1983) Life expectancy: 61 Literacy... ...ways 1,220-2,439 m Telecommunications: interisland radio- relay system, high frequency radio to mainland Portugal and Guinea-Bissau; about 1,740 telep... ...ways 1,220-2,439 m Telecommunications: sparse system of radio-relay and high frequency radio communication stations for interisland and external commu... ...ocratic Group (RDNP), Leslie Manigat Voting strength: new voter registration lists being compiled Communists: United Party of Haitian Communists (PUCH...

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Hawaiian Dictionary

By: Mary Kawena Pukui

...e been effected that, we hope, willincrease the usefulness of the book. These include a means of showing stress groups to facilitate pronunciation of words with more than three syllables; indication of Hawaiian parts of speech; scientific names of plants changed since the early 1950s; additional ancestral reconstructions; classical origins of Hawaiian borrowings; correctio...

...In the revised dictionary we have attempted to credit Greek, Hebrew, and Latin as sources of many loan words in Hawaiian, drawing on Elbert and Knowlton's unpublished paper (1985) that lists words probably from Greek (mostly in the New Testament), Hebrew (mostly in the Old Testament), and Latin (mostly of non-Hawaiian animals ...

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Mankind in the Making

By: H. G. Wells

...A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This ... ... the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Clas- sics Se... ...ity is an equal opportunity university. 3 H G Wells MANKIND IN THE MAKING BY H. G. WELLS PREF PREF PREF PREF PREFA A A A ACE CE CE CE CE IT MAY SAVE ... ...EF PREF PREF PREFA A A A ACE CE CE CE CE IT MAY SAVE MISUNDERSTANDING if a word or so be said here of the aim and scope of this book. It is written in... ...rental nurture and education. Love, Home and Children, these are the heart-words of life. Not only is the general out- line of the normal healthy huma... ...ter, in order to escape a scarcely ambiguous ambiguity. But the use of the word “Sur- vival” should have sufficed to indicate that the real point of a... ... facts, heights of mountains, for example, popu- lations of countries, and lists of obsolete manufactures and obsolete trade conditions. Any one who w... ...l politician, is of the utmost convenience. And there are endless affairs, lists, gatherings, when the only alterna- tive to rank is scramble. For mys... ...ally necessary as examination papers which merely demand defi- nitions and lists and bald facts are bad. And then there might be discussions—if the Pr...

...Preface: It may save misunderstanding if a word or so be said here of the aim and scope of this book. It is written in relation to a previous work, Anticipations,* and together with that and a small pamphlet, ?The Discovery of the Future,?** presents a general theory ...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...Information Technology Tales By expanding the sharing of knowledge, time after time InfoTech upset the ... ...wer within major civilizations. BRAD BRADFORD Foreword and Epilogue By Michael S. Hart Dedication to CAROL For becoming my smart... ...use’s introduction to Seeds of Change. Table of Contents Foreword By Michael S. Hart, eBooks inventor and Project Gutenberg co-founder Pre... ...foTech that lets us dominate our planet? We listen. We easily hallucinate word boundaries. Spaces, such as you see in writing, are absent from speech... ...rance to create the Carolingian renaissance. By changing the structure of words and sentences, the monk from York makes writing forever easier to rea... ...r told‖ opens in John 1 with the simple phrase: ―In the beginning was the word—‖ This book also begins with that wondrous first Information Techno... ...g information on page 620 and technology on page 1,211. (On page 621, it lists information science immediately before information theory. There‘s no... ...classics, such as the Iliad and the Odyssey, troubadours filled memorized lists of spaces with visual details to bring to mind thousands of lines of ... ...form tables for computing costs of goods and payments of wages as well as lists converting weights and measures. By the seventeenth century, such bo...

...This book also begins with that wondrous first Information Technology and then moves on to tales about the wonders of the written word—great stories, many of them likely new to most readers. In them, you‘ll find all the backgrounds, foregrounds, premises, conclusions, and surprises that make up the best and most valuable books....

...esses him with language. Even before He takes Adam‘s rib to make Eve, He tells Adam to name every living creature. Adam immediately understands God‘s words and enunciates his own....

... Did Water Monkeys Swim before We Spoke?-From whence cometh language, the InfoTech that lets us dominate our planet? We listen. We easily hallucinate word boundaries. Spaces, such as you see in writing, are absent from speech. Yet somehow we find it easy to make sense of speech. -- 2. The Gift of Memory-For millennia, mnemonics reigned over commerce, news, entertainment, a...

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Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

...Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. ... ... the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Little Dorrit Poverty by Charles Dickens, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics ... ...versity is an equal opportunity university. 3 Little Dorrit Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens CONTENTS Preface to the 1857 Edition BOOK THE FIRST: POV... ...nty 28. Nobody’s Disappearance 29. Mrs Flintwinch goes on Dreaming 30. The Word of a Gentleman 31. Spirit 32. More Fortune-Telling 4 Charles Dickens ... ...face to its next successor, Little Dorrit, I have still to repeat the same words. Deeply sensible of the affection and confidence that have grown up b... ...eper of the prison, taking his pretty child in his arms, and dictating the words with a kiss. ‘Adieu, my birds!’ the pretty child repeated. Her innoce... ...ok of the street-door, it was so extensively scribbled over in pencil. The frequency of the inscriptions, ‘Old Dorrit,’ and ‘Dirty Dick,’ in combinati... ...was as constant as Death to man, arrayed themselves to fight it out in the lists of Society, sworn rivals. And Little Dorrit, seeing all these things ...

...ing 25. Conspirators and Others 26. Nobody?s State of Mind 27. Five-and-Twenty 28. Nobody?s Disappearance 29. Mrs Flintwinch goes on Dreaming 30. The Word of a Gentleman 31. Spirit 32. More Fortune-Telling...

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The Subjection of Women

By: John Stuart Mill

...Originally published 1869 THE SUBJECTION OF WOMEN BY JOHN STUART MILL The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill is a pub... ... file as an electronic transmission, in any way . The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill, the Pennsylvania State University , Electronic Classi... ...pportunity university . Originally published 1869 THE SUBJECTION OF WOMEN BY JOHN STUART MILL CHAPTER I THE OBJECT OF THIS E SSAY is to explain as... ...ower or privi lege on the one side, nor disability on the other. The very words necessary to express the task I have undertaken, show how arduous it ... ... and openly it was avowed, I do not say cynically or shamelessly—for these words imply a feeling that there was something in it to be ashamed of, and ... ... will hold out the strongest inducements to them to undertake. And, as the words imply, they are most wanted for the things for which they are most fi... ...spot pleases, and thus setting in a strong light what must be the terrible frequency of things only a little less atrocious. Absolute fiends are as ra... ...live in different parts of the house and have to tally different visiting lists, as in the reign of Louis XV. They cannot help having different wishe...

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Autobiography

By: John Stuart Mill

...ECTRONIC C LASSICS S ERIES P UBLICATION of John Stuart Mill Autobiography by John Stuart Mill is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University.... ...t or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Autobiography by John Stuart Mill , the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classi... ...sity is an equal opportunity university. 3 John Stuart Mill AUTOBIOGRAPHY by JOHN STUART MILL CHAPTER I CHAPTER I CHAPTER I CHAPTER I CHAPTER I CHILD... ...ect, is that of committing to memory what my father termed vocables, being lists of common Greek words, with their signification in English, which he ... ...ting to memory what my father termed vocables, being lists of common Greek words, with their signification in English, which he wrote out for me on ca... ...learn Latin, I was forced to have recourse to him for the meaning of every word which I did not know. This incessant interruption, he, one of the most... ...l cultivation, which he required me afterwards to restate to him in my own words. He also made me read, and give him a verbal account of, many books w... ...e to be enough of it if actions were properly cared about. Offended by the frequency with which, in ethical and philosophical controversy, feeling is ... ... abled her to disregard the false interpretations liable to be put on the frequency of my visits to her while living gener ally apart from Mr. Taylo...

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On Liberty

By: John Stuart Mill

...ent or for the file as an electronic trans mission, in any way. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Clas... ...ty university . ON LIBER ON LIBER ON LIBER ON LIBER ON LIBER TY TY TY TY TY By JOHN STUART MILL CHAPTER I: CHAPTER I: CHAPTER I: CHAPTER I: CHAPTER I... ...erty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by soci ety over the individual. A question seldom stated, and hardly ev... ...ften wrong as the other; the interference of government is, with about equal frequency, improperly invoked and improperly condemned. The object of thi... ... neglected nothing that could give the truth a chance of reaching us: if the lists are kept open, we may hope that if there be a better truth, it will... ...life blameless and respected. The high priest who rent his garments when the words were pronounced, which, according to all the ideas of his country ,... ...of Christ. This man, a better Christian in all but the dogmatic sense of the word, than almost any of the ostensibly Chris tian sovereigns who have s... ...e months imprisonment, for uttering, and writ ing on a gate, some offensive words concerning Christianity. Within a month of the same time, at the Ol...

...e mis-named doctrine of Philosophical Necessity; but Civil, or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by society over the individual. A question seldom stated, and hardly ever discussed, in general terms, but which profoundly influences the practical controversies of the age by its latent presence, and is likely soon to make ...

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The Federalist Papers

By: Alexander Hamilton

...emarked that it seems to have been reserved to the people of this country, by their conduct and example, to decide the important question, whether so-... ...must feel for the event. Happy will it be if our choice should be directed by a judicious estimate of our true interests, unperplexed and unbiased by ... ...ion of another class of men, who will either hope to aggrandize themselves by the confusions of their country, 7 The Federalist Papers or will flatte... ...solution of the Union arrives, America will have reason to exclaim, in the words of the poet: “Farewell! A long farewell to all my greatness.” Publius... ... must be, themselves the judges; and the most numerous party, or, in other words, the most powerful faction must be expected to prevail. Shall domesti... ...s. What more natural than that they should be disposed to exclude from the lists such dangerous competitors? This branch of trade ought not to be cons... ...into several confederacies, there will be as many different national civil lists to be provided for—and each of them, as to the principal de- partment... ...aken ground. If, in addition to the consideration of a plurality of civil lists, we take into view the number of persons who must necessarily be empl... ...al to the idea of a law, that it be attended with a sanction; or, in other words, a penalty or punishment for disobedience. If there be no penalty ann...

...n many respects the most interesting in the world. It has been frequently remarked that it seems to have been reserved to the people of this country, by their conduct and example, to decide the important question, whether societies of men are really capable or not of establishing good government from reflection and choice, or whether they are forever destined to depend for...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...t 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 p. 313 The Pentagon after being struck by American Airlines Flight 77 p. 313 American Airlines Flight 93 crash sit... ...onsideration. Ten Commissioners—five Republicans and five Democrats chosen by elected leaders from our nation’s capital at a time of great partisan di... ...nal oversight and resource allocation, and other areas determined relevant by the Commission. In pursuing our mandate, we have reviewed more than 2.5 ... ...roller only heard something unintelligible; he did not hear the spe- cific words “we have some planes.” The next transmission came seconds later: Amer... ... had taken a dramatic turn to the south.At 8:32, the Command Center passed word of a possible hijacking to the Operations Center at FAA headquarters.T... ... after 8:50, while NEADS personnel were still trying to locate the flight, word reached them that a plane had hit the World Trade Center. 119 Radar da... ... In the first months of 1999, the Joint Staff had developed broader target lists to undertake a “focused campaign” against the infrastructure of Bin L... ...uld have suggested changes to fix glaring vulnerabilities—expanding no-fly lists, searching passen- gers identified by the CAPPS screening system, dep... ...locate your base? Some of the same places come up again and again on their lists: • western Pakistan and the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region • sout...

...ed States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans and five Democrats chosen by elected leaders from our nation?s capital at a time of great partisan division--have come together to present this report without dissent....

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