January 23, 2022

Michael Hart: "Gutenberg’s Energetic Heir Who Brought the Bible Online"

The Financial Times has published a nearly 800 word obit about eBook founder, public domain advocate, and so much more, Michael Hart. It’s available with an FT subscription or with a free registration (for a limited number of articles). The obit includes comments by Hart from 2006 email interview he did with Richard Poynder. Direct […]

Project Gutenberg Founder, Michael Hart, Has Passed Away

Some sad news to report. An info visionary and go-getter, Michael Hart, the founder of Project Gutenberg has passed away at the age of 64. An obit has been posted on the Project Gutenberg web site. History books that discuss publishing and information technology will need to devote a sizable amount space to Michael who […]

OverDrive Releases List of Top 25 Most Popular Titles in Their Project Gutenberg Collection (U.S. Only)

From the OverDrive Digital Library Blog: Many of OverDrive’s partner library sites contain a link to the Gutenberg titles currently being offered, and from this we are able to track what titles are most popular among the Gutenberg digital library.  The list varies from the historically popular Bible to the controversially informative satire A Modest […]