Unglue.it looking to finish it’s first campaign

June 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

Have you heard of Unglue.it?  If not, read on… Unglue.it is a a place for individuals and institutions to join together to give their favorite ebooks to the world. We work with rights holders to decide on fair compensation for releasing a free, legal edition of their already-published books, under Creative Commons licensing. Then everyone […]

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Unglue.it to launch on May 17 at 12 noon EDT

April 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment

From an Unglue.it email:  So: here it is.  On May 17, at 12 noon EDT, unglue.it will launch its first set of campaigns. Between now and then we’ll be eyeballs-deep in code and paperwork, running the final tests on our payment processing system, applying some last-minute usability and design tweaks, and working with our rights […]

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Ungluing eBooks – creative commons licensed eBooks

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

Eric Hellman has a new blog post on his Go To Hellman site with updates on his new project to support open access eBooks– Unglue.it (or unglueit.com). From the post: For readers new to this blog, “ungluing ebooks” is what I’m calling the process of raising money to make creative-commons licensed ebook editions of the […]

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