Greg Newby

Project Gutenberg Releases eBook #50,000

Project Gutenberg is thrilled to achieve the milestone of eBook #50,000. In honor of Project Gutenberg’s founder, Michael S. Hart, a special title was selected. “John Gutenberg, First Master Printer, His Acts, and most remarkable Discourses, and his Death” is now available at Johannes (or John) Gutenberg is best known for introducing mechanical movable […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2013-10-02)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for October 2013. CONTENTS * Interview in “The Believer” * Newest eBook listings * Interview in “The Believer” An interview is available, conducted by Ingrid Satelmajer with Greg Newby, CEO of the Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation. * Newest eBook listings TITLE and AUTHOR ETEXT NO. The Boy […]

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Michael Hart 1947-2011

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Two days ago, on the 6th September 2011, Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, was found dead in his home in Urbana, Illinois, aged just 64. Michael invented the eBook (electronic book) in 1971 when he typed the U.S. Declaration of Independence into the Xerox Sigma V mainframe at the University of Illinois in celebration […]

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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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The People Behind Project Gutenberg

There’s no doubt PG would not be where it is today without Michael Hart and the tens of thousands of volunteers from around the world. As you can imagine, it’s impossible to name every person. What Wiki Team member Ricardo F. Diogo has done is put together a page on the Gutenberg Wiki naming the […]

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Anacleto Search of Project Gutenberg’s eBooks

Gutenberg volunteers & other interested folks: Here’s something new to try. It’s a search engine that includes fielded searches, plus text, for the PG content. It enables searching the files (as Google does), and parses the catalog for database-style searches (like our Yahoo search). It’s fresh. Please email Anna Tothfalusi ( with any feedback or […]

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Greg Newby Podcast Interview At Sites Collide

Tyrel McMahan interviews Dr. Greg Newby, CEO/Director of Project Gutenberg about the project, the website, and copyright issues. You can listen to the interview by clicking the link below; Sites Collide #3 Project Gutenberg – Dr. Greg Newby Sites Collide, May 2, 2007

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