Donnerstag, Mai 25, 2006

Prepare for July 4th: 333,333 eBooks for Free

Before and after the Project Gutenberg '35th anniversary celebration', there are 'only' about 18,000 free ebooks in the project Online Book Catalog and you've got to pay for the rest - any many too: The Project Gutenberg claims to serve about 1, 5 to 2 Million Downloads per month ... (Stats)

Details about the celebration in Project Gutenberg Press release (4-May-2006)

"1/3 Million eBooks Free from July 4 Through August 1/3 Million eBooks Free from July 4 Through August 4. Press release: 1/3 of a million books, or 10 times the number found in the average public library, will be available for free downloading via the Internet and World Wide Web beginning July 4, as Project Gutenberg and the World eBook Library act on their dreams of increased world literacy and education ...

More from the Press release

via Melanie's Roundup on John Battelles Searchblog