PG Monthly Newsletter (2013-05-01)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for May 2013 CONTENTS * #25,000 from Distributed Proofreaders * Copyright Threat in Canada * New eBook releases from the past month * #25,000 from Distributed Proofreaders Art and Practice of Silver Printing, by H. P. Robinson and Capt. Abney Thanks to The Online Distributed Proofreading Team at […]

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30,000 English eBooks from Project Gutenberg

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Today, just six weeks after Project Gutenberg posted its 40,000th internally created book, the 30,000th English ebook has now been placed online: The Religions of Ancient Egypt and Babylonia, by Archibald Henry Sayce. Thanks go out to Delphine Lettau, David King and the Online Distributed Proofreaders Team; who by the way, recently created their 20,000th […]

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Distributed Proofreaders Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Project Gutenberg was launched by Michael Hart in July 1971 to create free electronic versions of literary works and disseminate them worldwide. The project got its first boost with the invention of the web in 1990, and its second boost with the creation of Distributed Proofreaders in 2000, to help digitizing books from public domain. […]

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The Project Gutenberg Error Correction Team

This is a follow up to the previous newsletter release from Michael Hart requesting volunteers to help with error correction in PG text’s. As a response to Michael’s request a new page has been set up on the PG Wiki: ErrorCorrection. PG is currently using a Request Tracker (RT) ticketing system for dealing with errata […]

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DP Canada now “Live”

For several months DP Canada was running in limited operation. On December 1, 2007 they went “live” again. DP Canada is dedicated to; Preserving Canadiana one page at a time Taking advanatge of Canada’s more liberal copyright laws to ensure public access to books in the Public Domain in Canada. PGC presented the first DP […]

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Distributed Proofreaders Announce 10,000th eBook

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!! In a serious move to release eBooks in a number of fields on this momentous occasions, The Distributed Proofreaders have surpassed the great milestone of 10,000 eBooks, long thought to be dividing line between feasibility study and the real thing. Well, Distributed Proofreaders is definitely a real thing in terms of being one of […]

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DP PRESS RELEASE: DP Releases 10,000th Book

Today the Project Gutenberg Distributed Proofreaders (DP) posted a package of texts that takes us over 10,000 completed titles. I’m very proud of our community of volunteers who have accomplished this fantastic number. The 10K package (listed below) showcases the wide range of our volunteers’ interests and talents. There are examples of a number of […]

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Distributed Proofreaders Complete Their 10,000th eBook!

On Friday 9 March, 2007, DP released 15 books in celebration of their 10,000th posting to Project Gutenberg. DP’s 10,000th unique book is; The Annals of the Cakchiquels, by Daniel G. Brinton 20775 [Link: ] [Files: 20775.txt; 20775-8.txt; 20775-0.txt; 20775-h.htm] Distributed Proofreaders was founded in 2000 by Charles Franks to support the digitization of […]

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Our Distributed Proofreaders Need…

Please visit the site: for more information about how you can help a lot by simply proofreading just a few pages per day, or more. If you have a book that has been scanned, but not yet run through OCR (optical character recognition) or proofed, and you would like the Distributed Proofreaders to work […]

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