Project Gutenberg’s CEO and Founder together in Illinois

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PG founder Michael Hart and PGLAF CEO Greg Newby will be on the panel for the upcoming symposium, Fifty Years of Public Computing at the University of Illinois, held on the University of Illinois campus. The registration is free but there are limited spaces so if you want to see both Michael and Greg then […]

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World eBook Fair 2008 starts today!

A Million Plus Books Free for the Taking! July 4 2008 The Third Annual World eBook Fair Starts July 4th. “Own Your Own Library” is the theme of this year’s World eBook Fair. Starting July 4th you will be able to do just that in an unprecedented opportunity to download books in the widest variety […]

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Frankfurt Book Fair: Paper books in 50 years time?

In an article from the Guardian website, Michelle Pauli talks about this years Frankfurt Book Fair and particularly about a survey of top book industry professionals. According to the survey almost a quarter of the participants believe that the good old paper book will still be with us in 50 years…and so they should. Here’s […]

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Second Annual World eBook Fair Starts July 4th

Effective May 16: World eBook Fair Starts in 7 Weeks 787,000 Total eBook Files Will Be Listed [over 3/4 million] 2/3 Million Unique Free eBook + ~110,000 Commercial eBooks eBooks in over 100 Different Languages! Created by Contributions from 150+ eLibraries Around the World Last year 1,000 newspapers carried this story when 1/3 million […]

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Digital Devices Star at IDPF’s Digital Book 2007

While talks about cutting-edge smartphones dominated last year’s Digital Book Conference—the International Digital Publishing Forum’s annual e-publishing conference in New York—the focus of the morning session this year was market feedback on the progress of devices like the Sony Reader and the introduction of new ones, such as Telecom Italia’s pocket-sized Librofonio, which is expect […]

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