PG Monthly Newsletter (2015-02-05)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for February 2015 CONTENTS * Copyright Term Extensions are Looming! * New eBook listings from January 2015 * Copyright Term Extensions are Looming! In our September 2014 newsletter, we wrote about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This is an international initiative, being negotiated in secret, which will have far-reaching impacts […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2015-01-07)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for January 2015 Welcome to the first newsletter of 2015. This is Project Gutenberg’s 44th year! CONTENTS * Anniversary of “Alice” * Contemporary advice from Leonardo * Project Gutenberg turned into a clock * New eBook listings from December 2014 * Anniversary of “Alice” Thanks to Christina Heal, who […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2014-12-03)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for December 2014 CONTENTS * Content welcome! * New eBook listings from November 2014 (yes, we post eBooks from the full month prior to this month’s newsletter) * Content welcome! If you are aware of a project, service, new eBook or anything else of interest to Project Gutenberg newsletter […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2014-11-06)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for November 2014 CONTENTS * New eBook listings from October 2014 (yes, we post eBooks from the full month prior to this month’s newsletter) ~ ~ ~ ~ Posting Dates for the below eBooks: 1 Oct 2014 to 31 Oct 2014 ~ ~ ~ ~ TITLE and AUTHOR ETEXT […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2014-10-01)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for October 2014 CONTENTS * Digital Library in Minas Gerais, Brazil * Outernet Launches * New eBook listings so far from September 2014 * Digital Library in Minas Gerais, Brazil “The State of Minas Gerais has the largest network of Technological Vocational Centers – now improved to hubs that […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2014-09-03)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for September 2014 CONTENTS * TPP: Getting involved * Our first eBook in Farsi * CD/DVD ISO back online * Trouble for Amazon Kindle users * Roboting/harvesting advice * Thank you for your donations! * New eBook listings from August 2014 * TPP: Getting involved Have you heard of […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2014-08-11)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for August 2014 CONTENTS * Outernet affiliation * MARC back online, and CD/DVD ISO maker is nearly back * New eBook listings from July 2014 * Outernet affiliation Outernet is a new Project Gutenberg affiliate. Here is information about their activity, which officially launches on Monday August 11: “Today […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2014-07-02)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for June-July 2014 CONTENTS * Happy birthday to Project Gutenberg! * The BookLand project * Offline catalog update & impact * Bookshelves still undergoing revitalization * New eBook listings from May & June 2014 * Happy birthday to Project Gutenberg! On July 4, 1971, Michael Hart created the first […]

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PG World War I & II Bookshelves

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Next month will mark the centenary of the start of World War I. People around the world will be commemorating those that fought in the Great War. If you’re interested in learning more about the war then you may be interested to learn that the Project Gutenberg archives contain a large number of works, both factual […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2014-05-09)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for April-May 2014. CONTENTS * Editorial content * Bookshelves undergoing revitalization * David Price’s “In Progress” list has moved * “Thank you” message received * New eBook listings from March & April 2014 * Editorial content I have not had too many submissions of items for this and last […]

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Michael Hart: Birthday Remembrance

[In commemoration of Michael’s birthday, Jim Berger has written some reflections–Ed] Michael Hart’s birthday comes around in just a few days. What do you remember? Did you ever hear about the two buildings Michael disappeared in South Korea? Or how about sitting out one of the riots during the 1968 Democratic Convention, with his girlfriend, […]

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