World eBook Fair in Full Swing

July 7th, 2010 · by spolanka · 1 Comment

The World eBook Fair, sponsored by Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive , World Public Library, and a multitude of others is in full swing, now until August 4th.  This is the 5th annual fair, with over 3.5 million free PDF eBooks available for download. Access is free for one month, after which users are encouraged to join the World Public Library for the small fee of $8.95 per year. About 750,000 titles are available for PDF download from the World Public Library.

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  • 1 Marc D'Hooghe // Jul 11, 2010 at 5:24 pm

    .. and in addition …

    http://www.freeliterature.org

    Exists since april 15, 2010.

    Two goals: supporting Project Gutenberg (by producing e-text) and free e-literature on the web in general … and more (by linking to 600+ sites that matter, all over the world in many different languages – including general literature, poetry, Greek, Roman and Medieval, Art, Music, Audiobooks, Books and Literature in general, Research, Education and Scientific Publications).

    From the Projects page, check out a book you like to work on for a first or second round proofreading. Beginners are fully supported, people wanting to do more will be guided through the whole process – from scanning to pleasantly readable e-book.

    (Links will be more ordered thematically and by language in the near future…)

    Also an enthusiastic commetn at Teleread.com (Paul Biba) – and Michael Hart mentions the site extensively in press releases for the World eBook Fair.

    Enjoy!

    Marc