Project Gutenberg 40,000th eBook Milestone!

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With little fanfare, Project Gutenberg reached #40000 in its eBook series; Extinct Birds: an attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times: that is, within the last six or seven hundred years: to which are added a few which still exist, but are on […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-07-04)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for July, 2012 In this newsletter: * Birthday of the eBook * Grand opening of self.gutenberg.org * EBook #40000 * New eBook listings * Birthday of the eBook Today is July 4. It is the Independence Day holiday in the United States, and marks the 41st birthday of electronic […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-06-06)

This is the Project Gutenberg newsletter for the month of June, in the year 2012. In this issue: * Summer Reading * Project Gutenberg is Social * New site in China * Upcoming event: The eFestival of Words * New eBooks since our last newsletter * Summer Reading With the northern hemisphere’s summer solstice nearly […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-05-02)

This is the Project Gutenberg newsletter for May 2012. This is the Monthly Newsletter for Project Gutenberg. Greetings from sunny Alaska, where it will not be completely dark at night for another 4 months! Springtime is a great time to think of new projects. One that you might consider is helping to bring literature to […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-04-04)

This is the Project Gutenberg newsletter for April 2012. In this issue: ** T.S. Eliot available for download ** Two new ways to donate! ** Mirrors cleanup imminent, clarification on epub/mobi ** Ebook listings since our previous newsletter ** T.S. Eliot available for download It has been said, “April is the cruelest month.” You can […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-03-07)

This is the Project Gutenberg newsletter for March 2012. In this issue: ** Michael Hart birthday ** Distributed Proofreaders highlighted in Innovation News Daily ** New language: Telugu ** Small grants available for digitization ** Etext93, etext94 updated ** Ebook listings since our previous newsletter ** Michael Hart birthday Michael Hart founded the Project Gutenberg […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-02-04)

Project Gutenberg is off to a strong start in 2012. Some fascinating new eBooks have been released, and many updates have been made to older titles. Several new initiatives are underway, including efforts to improve the appearance of PG eBooks on mobile devices such as phones and tablets. Stay tuned for progress, or join the […]

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PG Newsletter Archives: 2012

Monthly Newsletters All of the Project Gutenberg Newsletters sent via our mailing lists during 2012 will be archived here on gutenbergnews.org for easy viewing. If you wish to have our monthly newsletter sent to you via email, please the newsletter information page on how to subscribe. PG Monthly Newsletter January 2012 PG Monthly Newsletter February […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-01-04)

This is the Project Gutenberg newsletter for January 2012. Welcome to the new year! Historically, Michael Hart used this first Wednesday of the new year to wrap up statistics for the prior year. Production in 2011 was excellent, thanks to thousands of volunteers. Project Gutenberg eBooks are in 60 languages, and most are available as […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2011-12-08)

This is the Project Gutenberg Monthly Newsletter for December 2011. Well, we missed the November newsletter. There has been an anomaly in our connectivity to www.ibiblio.org, which hosts www.gutenberg.org. This has prevented our updated offline catalog files, GUTINDEX.ALL and others, from being posted in a timely fashion. New eBooks are still being posted daily — […]

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