Celebrating Public Domain Day 2024: New Collections

January 16, 2024

On January 1, titles published in 1928 entered the public domain in the United States, including more than 66,000 items in the HathiTrust collection. Global readers can access 46,829 of these titles.

 HathiTrust exclusively preserves the digital copies of published print works.  With thousands of contributions from member libraries, HathiTrust is uniquely positioned to increase public access to these items available in its digital repository and to preserve these items for access long into the future.

Explore the HathiTrust items that have entered into the public domain in 2024 in the following collections:

1928 Publications Collection

Worldwide Collection January 2024

You’ll find the following titles and thousands of others:

Propaganda by Edward Bernays 

The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley

Home to Harlem by Claude McKay

The House at Pooh Corner by A.A. Milne

Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Don’t forget that every day is Public Domain Day for HathiTrust’s Copyright Review Program, which examines copyright status to open new titles all year long.