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This wiki collects and catalogues the world's shareable resources: works that can be copied and shared without breaking the law. Some of these works can be adapted and altered and some can be sold. Works that can be duplicated and adapted for profit or for free are called libre works and they are given special priority.
How to stay up-to-date with the FOSsil Bank
- This site has a web feed (RSS feed) of new pages added to this site. Get it here.
- Every few weeks I publish a FOSsil Bank update with all the new entries on the site. You can get it on the Living Libre blog (or via the Living Libre web feed), or by subscribing to the FOSsil Bank mailing list
How To Use This Site
- Get Stuff without Paying for It: The majority of shareable resources (though not all of them) are available for free download.
- Get Stuff You Can Use: If you're writing a book, maybe you want to illustrate it. If you're composing a song, maybe you want another song to remix. Most of the things on this site can be shared and adapted non-commercially — many of them can be shared and adapted commercially. See Using This Stuff for more details.
- Contribute: If you find something under a shareable resource licence, add an entry on it to the wiki. See the tutorial for assistance. Please also add information to existing entries. There's also a list of jobs.
- Get in Touch: If you find a work that you can't or won't add to the wiki or if you have any comments to make, please enter them on our feedback form.
How Not To Use This Site
- This site is not an explanation of what libre is, why it matters or how to use it. For that, see Living Libre.
- This site is not a place for comment or discussion. For that, see Living Libre.
Complete List of Works and Sources
A list of all works, sources and supplements on this site.
- It Happened Today ● A song from REM.
- It's a Jetsons World ● A book which contrasts extraordinary private innovation with government recalcitrance.
- JAGS ● A universal generic games system.
- Jazz ● A flexible and easy-to-use game system drawn from many sources.
- Jenny Everywhere ● Jenny Everywhere, aka the Shifter, is the world's first open source superhero.
- Journey to the Center of Hawkthorne ● An unofficial computer game based on an episode of the hit show Community.
- Jumpers ● 'Survival roleplaying in the infinite multiverse'
- KA Lite ● Access the Khan Academy offline.
- Kapow! ● superhero table-top game
- Keeping On The Borderlands ● A Fiasco playset parodying Dungeons & Dragons.
- Khas Fara, Village of Fear ● An evil witch has taken over a small town.
- Kiss Roleplaying System ● Coins are the resolution method in this lite gaming system.
- Kodrek ● A three-way game of shifting alliances.
- Konkani Vishkawosh ● 'Konkani Vishwakosh is a four-volume hard copy encyclopedia (3632 pages) published by Goa University; a work that took over 14 years to develop.'
- La Cura, an Open Source Cure ● "A brain cancer. Some very personal Open Data. An opportunity."
- La Educación Prohibida ● An independent documentary about alternative education.
- Labyrinth Lord ● A retroclone of Basic/Expert D&D.
- Lady Blackbird ● A game, a setting and a starting adventure all in one; a collage of recent innovations in gaming.
- Lady Blackbird Companion ● A setting and rules companion to Lady Blackbird.
- Lairshare ● A game about sharing a house with galactic dictators.
- Lamentations Of The Fire Princess ● Weird fantasy role-playing.
- Las Calles Hablan ● 'A feature length documentary about street art in Barcelona'
- Lasers & Feelings ● 'You are the crew of the interstellar scout ship Raptor.'
- Learning Music Monthly ● A now-finished project to create an album each month for three years.
- Legendary Lives ● A nostalgic fantasy role-playing game.
- Let's CC ● A South Korean search engine for Creative Commons materials.
- Leviathans ● 'Leviathans is a steampunk game that simulates combat between warships that have taken to the air in an alternate history 1910.'
- Libertarian Papers ● A journal of libertarian scholarship.
- Libre Culture ● An anthology arguing for freeing up works from copyright.
- Libre Graphics Magazine ● A magazine focused on GIMP, Inkscape and other open source graphics software — as well as the art created from that software.
- Libre: The Open Source Card Game ● 'In a time where time wasn't, Seven Factions struggle for Liberation of the others so that they may live free and without struggle. This is the world of Libre.'
- Librebus ● A project to raise awareness of libre.
- Light And Matter ● 'This is an introductory text intended for a one-year introductory course of the type typically taken by biology majors, or for AP Physics B.'
- Linked Open Vocabularies ● '[Y]our entry point to the growing ecosystem of linked open vocabularies (RDFS or OWL ontologies) used in the Linked Data Cloud.'
- Linux ● Linux is an operating system. Sometimes called GNU/Linux
- Linvix ● A Spanish language Linux magazine.
- List of Open Source Programs ● List of Open Source Programs for Windows
- Little Brother ● A hacker, wrongly imprisoned, tries to take down the police state.
- Little Wars ● A storytelling game HG Wells played with his children.
- littleBits ● 'An opensource library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping and play'
- Living Room ● 'Living room is a musical stop-motion short film about the secret musical life of a group of chewing gums.'
- Lobster ● An extensive font designed to flow seamlessly.
- Locus ● 'Locus is a set of roleplaying game rules for people who enjoy roleplaying but don't enjoy tedious combat, hard-to-remember rules, large tables, or restricted setting-bound play.'
- Longshot ● A science fiction Western.
- LORE ● The Lightweight Universal Roleplaying System.
- Lost Souls ● Play a lost soul returned from beyond the grave.
- Love Is Eternal Sacred Light ● A Paul Simon song released as common content.
- Love Me Do ● A Beatles classic.
- Lowering The Bar ● Funny tales of the law.
- Lunatics ● "Lunatics is a story about the first permanent settlement off of the Earth, in a tiny colony on the Moon near Sinus Iridium."
List of Everything
A list of everything on this site.
- Statuses and Licences
- Community Articles
- Genres, Platforms, Engines and Languages
- Works, Sources and Supplements
- Community ● Articles about the libre, common content, open access and copyright minimalist communities.
- Complete List of Codes ● The codes used on this site.
- Engines ● Shared rules or resolution systems.
- Genres ● Works that share a common theme or style of setting.
- Languages ● Languages other than English in which common content works are available.
- List of Everything ● A list of everything on this site.
- List of Everything (Libre Only) ● A list of everything libre on this site.
- Tabletop Games by Licence ● [[tabview]]
- Works, Sources and Supplements ● A list of all works, sources and supplements on this site.
About the Libre Community
- Catching the Waves ● Reviews of gratis and CC-licensed music.
- @ccess ● An OKFN project to encourage libre open access.
- CC-PRO ● A rebranding of the CC BY-SA licence to emphasise its value to professionals.
- Creator-Endorsed Mark ● A way of showing that proceeds from a work go to its creator.
- Day Against DRM ● On the 4th of May, we campaign against Digital Rights Management.
- Definition of Free Cultural Works ● The definition of free cultural works.
- Document Freedom Day ● 30 March is the day to celebrate open document formats and explain how important they are.
- Jenny Everywhere Day ● On the 13th of August, the world celebrates Jenny Everywhere Day!
- Liberated Pixel Cup ● "Liberated Pixel Cup is a two-part competition: make a bunch of awesome free culture licensed artwork, and then program a bunch of free software games that use it."
- LibrePlanet Gaming Collective ● The LibrePlanet Gaming Collective is a group of free software activists organized around their enthusiasm for video games.
- Open Access Week ● A week celebrating open access.
- Open Education Week ● "The purpose of Open Education Week is to raise awareness of the open education movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide."
- Public Domain Day ● The 1st of January, when new works enter the public domain.
- The Public Domain Manifesto ● A statement on the value of the public domain.
- The Thousand-Year Game Design Challenge ● A competition to design a game which will last a thousand years.
- Who Needs Access? You Need Access ● An OKFN project to increase open access.
Unless otherwise mentioned, the text of this site is released under the Creative Commons Attribution licence.