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Legal, Ethical and Social Considerations of Creative Commons and the Public Domain

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Public Library Research: Early Findings

To date, 210 survey requests have been sent out to public library librarians across the United States and 16 responses have been received. Of these:

When asked "Can you see the ability of an originator to place items into the public domain affecting our SOCIAL and CULTURAL perceptions of copyright and/or intellectual property? If so, how?"

Some comments included:

When asked, "Can you see the ability of an originator to place items into the public domain affecting our LEGAL perceptions or practices of copyright and/or intellectual property? If so, how?"

Some comments included:

When asked, "Can you see the ability of an originator to place items into the public domain affecting our perceptions or practices of CITATION and ATTRIBUTION? If so, how?"

Some comments:

When asked, "Can you see the ability of an originator to place items into the public domain as a GENARALLY POSITIVE or NEGATIVE thing? Please explain."

Some comments: