Launch of the Public Domain Review to celebrate Public Domain Day 2011

**The following post is from [Jonathan Gray](http://jonathangray.org/), Community Coordinator at the [Open Knowledge Foundation](http://www.okfn.org).**

The 1st of January every year is [Public Domain Day](http://publicdomainday.org/), when new works enter the public domain in many (though [unfortunately not all](http://www.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday)) countries around the world.

To celebrate, the Open Knowledge Foundation is launching the [Public Domain Review](http://publicdomainreview.okfn.org/), a web-based review of works which have entered the public domain:

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Each week an invited contributor will present an interesting or curious work with a brief accompanying text giving context, commentary and criticism. The first piece takes a look at works by Nathanael West, whose works enter the public domain today in many jurisdictions.

You can [sign up to receive the review in your inbox via email](http://publicdomainreview.okfn.org/about/mailing-list/). If you’re on Twitter, you can also follow [@publicdomainrev](http://www.twitter.com/publicdomainrev). Happy Public Domain Day!