Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 233.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2002 07:19:24 +0100
From: Michael Hart <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: 16.229 free e-books, e-records
More about free eBooks. . . .
This week contained several landmarks in the book and eBook world.
The archive.org bookmobile is being launched today, exactly 450 years
after the lanch of the original Gutenberg Press.
Project Gutenberg reached it's 6,000th eBook.
You can find these at gutenberg.net
Project Gutenberg of Australia reached it's 100th eBook.
PGofOz was started in August 2001 by Colin Choat, so it has taken
just over a year to create their first 100 eBooks. [It took the
first Project Gutenberg about 23 years to reach 100.]
Don Lainson has contributed 30 ebooks to PGofOz as well as many to PG.
He lives in Canada. Sue Asscher of Australia has also been quite involved.
Our HUGE congratulations and thanks to each and every PGofOz volunteer!!!
These eBooks are held in TXT and/or ZIP formats. To access these go to:
For more information about Project Gutenberg of Australia, including
accessing those etexts from outside of Australia, please visit:
--Project Gutenberg of Australia--
--A treasure trove of Literature--
*treasure-trove n. treasure found hidden with no evidence of ownership
I hope you enjoy them all!
Michael S. Hart
"*Internet User ~#100*"
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