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Lists whether a work is public domain in multiple countries


{{PD-in |work_type= |publication= |creation= |author_death= |copyright_notice= |US_formalities= |US_published_first= |PD_URAA= |anon= |wartime= |Russia_republish= |USGov= |PD_NZ= |PD_Poland= |PD_home= }}

licence tag

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
work_type The type of artistic work shown. Possible values:
  • photograph (for simple non-artistic photographs)
  • radio: for radio recordings where there is not another copyright involved (e.g., an audio recording of a public domain message). If the underlying music or message is copyrighted, use the art option instead.
  • audio: for non-radio audio recordings without another copyright involved
  • cinema
  • television non-cinematic television broadcast
  • audiovisual video not fitting into either above categories where this is not another copyright involved
  • art (anything not fitting above definitions)
art optional
publication Year of first publication. {{CURRENTYEAR}} (2018), the same as unpublished. optional
creation Year of creation. If before 1898, approximate year is OK. Same as publication date. optional
author_death Year of author's death. If before 1918 (i.e., at least 100 years ago), approximate year is OK. Author not yet dead. optional
copyright_notice if published with a copyright notice attached. yes optional
US_formalities First publication before 1965: First published with copyright notice, deposit with the US copyright office, and renewal of copyright.

First publication 1965-1977: First published with copyright notice, and deposit with the US copyright office.
First publication 1978-1988: First published with copyright notice, or published with notice within 5 years

Publication during any other time period: you can ignore this field.
yes optional
US_published_first If published in the United States first OR within 30 days of first publication abroad. no optional
PD_URAA If public domain in the country on the URAA date. no optional
anon If the work is anonymously created, or created by a corporate entity no optional
wartime If the author of this work participated in one of the two world wars. Some countries grant copyright extensions for such persons. no optional
Russia_republish If originally published in the Russian empire, and then republished within 30 days of 7 November 1917. Parameter is ignored if not originally published before 7 November 1917. yes optional
USGov If the work was created by the US government (thus automatically public domain in the US) no optional
PD_NZ Was this first published abroad (and not published in New Zealand within 30 days), and public domain in its home country on 15 Dec 1994? no optional
PD_Poland Was this first published in Poland (or published in Poland within 30 days) by a Polish citizen? This value will be ignored unless it is a photograph published before 1994 with a copyright notice. no optional
PD_home If public domain in the country where it was first published no optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Placement: In the "Permission" parameter of the {{Information}} template (or the respective parameter of similar templates) or in the "Licensing" section

Relies on:
many other templates (some are in Category:PD-in templates)

i18n: not decided yet