May 24, 2022

Crowdfunding Allows to ‘Unglue’ Two More Books

If you haven’t visited the site lately, news from GlueJar president, (parent company of Eric Hellman, that two more e-books have recently become ‘unglued’ and are now freely accessible to all. The two new ‘unglued’ titles are: 1. So You Want to Be a Librarian garnered support from 81 “ungluers”. It can be […] Unglues Its First Book, “Oral Literature in Africa” Will Be Released as CC License Ebook Soon

Congrats to Eric Hellman and the team on their first ungluing. From a News Release: Two hundred and fifty-nine supporters pledged a total of $7,578 to a campaign to “unglue” Ruth Finnegan’s 1970 classic, “Oral Literature in Africa”. The campaign, which lasted 33 days, topped the campaign’s target at 12:30AM EDT on June 20 […]

Crowdfunded eBooks: Is Live!

As we noted on Tuesday, Eric Hellman and his team (including librarian Andromeda Yelton) were planning to launch their crowdfunded ebook platform today. The platform is now live! Here’s the official announcement along with coverage from Matt Ennis at LJ and our post from Tuesday that includes background and a link to a recent […]

The Crowdfunding of eBooks: Formally Launches This Thursday

A couple of days ago we posted a link to a new interview with the Founder and President of GlueJar (provider of, Eric Hellman. Now, a blog post from lets all of us know that the site/database/platform will formally launch in two days (Thursday, May 17, 2012) at Noon EDT but you can […]