New Resource: “A Short History of Ebooks” by Marie Lebert & Remembering Project Gutenberg Founder, Michael S. Hart
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Project Gutenberg (July 4, 1971) librarian and translator Marie Lebert has written and posted “A Short History of Ebooks” that’s available to read online and/or download (in several formats) via The Internet Archive.
Also by Marie Lebert: The Project Gutenberg EBook of Project Gutenberg 4 July 1971 – 4 July 2011
- 50 Years of eBooks: 1971-2021 (via Project Gutenberg)
- The History and Philosophy of Project Gutenberg, by Michael Hart (August 1992)
- More Project Gutenberg History
Remembering Project Gutenberg Founder, Michael S. Hart
- The Second Gutenberg Interview with Michael Hart (2002)
- The Basement Interviews Preserving the Public Domain Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, Speaks to Richard Poynder (2006; via Internet Archive)
- Audio: Science Friday (NPR) Interview with Michael Hart, Brewster Kahle, and Michael Keller (May 15, 2007)
- Michael Hart of Project Gutenberg Passes by Brewster Kahle (September 7, 2011
Additional Resources via More about Project Gutenberg’s Michael Hart, RIP (September 14, 2011 via ZDNet)
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