Permissive works can be shared both in original form and after being adapted, though with some conditions.

Public domain works are very permissive, since there are no copyright restrictions on their use. They are not listed here, however.

Another term for permissive is 'copyfree'.

Openness: Libre



  • List of Open Source Video GamesA page on Wikipedia.
  • Lumen LearningOpen course frameworks: blueprints for teaching with OER
  • mathispower4u'This site provides over 2,600 free mini-lessons and example videos with no ads. The videos are organized by course and topic.'
  • Miyoung YiA Korean artist
  • Move Commons'Move Commons is a simple tool for connecting potential volunteers and contributors to initiatives, collectives and NGOs. '
  • Nordic CC Film Festival'The Nordic Creative Commons Film Festival is the first festival organized in the Nordic region for films created and distributed under CC-licenses.'
  • NounProjectSimple vector images.
  • OER Knowledge Cloud'The OER Knowledge Cloud has been established to identify, collect, preserve and disseminate available documents of enduring value to researchers, industry, government, scholars, writers, historians, journalists and informal learners.'
  • OERu'OERu gives you the chance to study independently, from home, with access to world-class courses from recognised institutions.'
  • OnlineComputerBooks.comA website with many free ebooks, some of which are open.
  • Open Compute Project'A small team of Facebook engineers spent the past two years tackling a big challenge: how to scale our computing infrastructure in the most efficient and economical way possible.'
  • Open Course Library'The Open Course Library is a collection of expertly developed educational materials – including textbooks, syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments – in 81 high-enrollment college courses.'
  • Open Game ArtA community dedicated to providing art for open source video games.
  • Open Knowledge Foundation'We build tools and communities to promote open knowledge around the world.'
  • Open Library of the Humanities'Welcome to the initial ideas hub for the Open LIbrary of Humanities (OLH): a project exploring a PLOS-style model for the humanities and social sciences.'
  • Open Policy Network'The mission of the Open Policy Network is to foster the creation, adoption and implementation of open policies and practices that advance the public good by supporting open policy advocates, organizations and policy makers, connecting open policy opportunities with assistance, and sharing open policy information.'
  • OpenLibraOpenLibra "La Biblioteca Libre online que estabas esperando"
  • OpenStax CNXA repository of OER.
  • Openstax College'OpenStax College offers students free textbooks that meet scope and sequence requirements for most courses.'
  • OpenTextBookStore'We scour the Internet for the best quality textbooks issued under open licenses that allow for printing.'
  • Pelgrane PressAn RPG publisher.
  • Pratham BooksA publisher of multicultural and multilingual children's books.
  • President of RussiaThe website of the President of the Russian Federation.
  • Public Domain ReviewReviews and catalogues of works in the public domain.
  • Public Domain Super HeroesA wiki of superheroes and villains that have lapsed into the public domain.
  • Public Library of Science (PLOS)Scientific and medical knowledge shared with the world.
  • Queensland University of TechnologyWhat it says.
  • Rad Geek People's Daily'official state media for a secessionist republic of one.'
  • RafuRafu, or Raffaele Manzo, is a game designer.
  • Sage LaTorraRPG designer.
  • Salvatore ScandurraAn artist
  • Sand & SteamAn RPG company.
  • Saylor FoundationA foundation to make education free for all.
  • ScienceImage'CSIRO has provided permission for anyone to freely use, repost and transform the collection’s 4000+ high definition images and videos. The library represents more than six decades worth of environmental, industrial, agricultural and technological research images.'
  • SPARC'[A]n international alliance of academic and research libraries working to correct imbalances in the scholarly publishing system.'
  • Spiral GraphicsThe makers of closed software Genetica.
  • SpringerOpenAn open access publisher in medicine, science and technology.
  • Standford Engineering Everywhere'SEE programming includes one of Stanford’s most popular engineering sequences: the three-course Introduction to Computer Science taken by the majority of Stanford undergraduates, and seven more advanced courses in artificial intelligence and electrical engineering.'
  • TakeOnRulesA publisher.
  • TalisA private company in the 'innovation business'.
  • Teapot Dome GamesA publisher of free role-playing games.
  • TeknoAXERoyalty free music in a variety of genres.
  • The Freesound ProjectA database of sounds (not songs).
  • The Hill ProductionsA small film company.
  • The Libertarian StandardA libertarian blog.
  • Twine GamesOnline choose your own adventure games.
  • Uncensored InterviewInterviews
  • (un)Common Adventure GalleryCollection of free-to-publish genre illustrations.
  • Wellcome Images' Thousands of years of visual culture made free through Wellcome Images'
  • White HouseThe website of the President of the United States.
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