Public Domain Chronicle

Public Domain Chronicle is a fast, easy, and free way to secure scientific methods and findings for the public domain.

In just a few minutes, contributors can describe their findings, assign relevant data files, and publish prior art rich in metadata, for others to find, republish, and distribute:

For answers to frequently asked questions about PDC, how it works, and what it achieves, see the project overview.

For notes on how PDC differs from other scientific institutions and platforms, see our comparison page.

Contributors can read a brief guide to contribution.

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To find and collaborate on software tools for PDC and PDC data, code with us on GitHub.