The 6th edition of Liberty Fund's Portable Library of Liberty data DVD
is now available (created September 9, 2011). This collection
of texts is drawn from the Online
Library of Liberty, published by Liberty
Fund, Inc. Version 6.0 differs from the 50th Anniversary edition (version
5.1, created February 17, 2010) with the addition of Kindle/Mobi and ePub versions
of the texts and the omission of the Intellectual
Portrait Series MP3 audio files, which can still be found at the Online
Library of Liberty website.
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Library of Liberty DVD by emailing the editor at [email@example.com].
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What’s Inside the Disk:
This disk contains 1,047
titles in various E-book formats (text-based PDF (1,047 titles), ePub
(845), and Kindle/Mobi (810)). They are full-text versions of the books which
can also be found on the OLL website. They are organized by titles, subject
areas, and topics.
This disk contains works by hundreds
of authors from Ancient Sumeria to the present, and is organized by people,
periods, and schools of thought.
system and live filters on nearly every page makes it easy to find exactly
what you’re looking for.
Many Liberty Fund published books are available
on this disk as EBook PDFs. Versions of these books in ePub and Kindle formats
will be available from the Liberty Fund online book catalog for purchase. For
a complete list of books published by Liberty Fund go to the online book catalog
[external link] or use
the PDF version included on the disk.
You can browse the collection of Quotations
about Liberty & Power (298) which are listed according to the date
they first appeared on the OLL Website. You will also see a new randomly
selected quote each time you return to the home page.
The books on the PLL DVD are designed to be read on both computers and handheld
reading devices like the iPad, the Nook, or the Kindle. The EBook PDFs can
be read within a web browser by using a plugin such as Adobe’s PDF Reader or
they can be opened and read in a stand-alone PDF reader such as Adobe’s Acrobat
Reader (a free download) or Apple’s Preview. Many handheld devices can also
read PDFs (such as the iPad). The ePub and Kindle versions can be read on a
variety of devices. The ePub format has been widely adopted by device manufacturers,
except for the Kindle which is limited to the Mobi format. Other devices, such
as the iPad can also read Kindle formatted texts when a Kindle reader app has
Liberty Fund encourages the use of these texts for academic and educational
purposes as long as due regard is given to the copyright and fair use conditions
stated below as well as on the front page of each title, and as long as proper
attribution is given to Liberty Fund’s website or DVD as the source of this
material when it is cited.
Copyright and Fair Use Statement (summary)
Most of the titles on this disk are in the public domain, or are texts to
which the Liberty Fund has electronic rights, or other texts to which Liberty
Fund has acquired the electronic rights from third parties. No special permission
from Liberty Fund is required for quoting material in papers and essays, or
for limited photocopying and distribution for academic or other educational
or non-profit purposes. The only requirement that we ask of you, the user,
is that you include proper attribution to Liberty Fund and the OLL
when you use our material [see more information about proper attribution and
citation here]. Some titles on this
disk are put online under license from the copyright holders, such as the Glasgow
Edition of the Works of Adam Smith (from Oxford University Press). Specific
copyright information for a title can be found on the information page for