Project Gutenberg – Free electronic books for all

Posted: Saturday, 29 September 2007 in Computers & Technology
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Project Gutenberg, abbreviated as PG, is a volunteer effort to digitize, archive and distribute cultural works. Founded in 1971 by Michael Hart, it is the oldest digital library. Most of the items in its collection are the full texts of public domain books. The project tries to make these as free as possible, in long-lasting, open formats that can be used on almost any computer. As of August 2007, Project Gutenberg claimed over 22,000 items in its collection. Project Gutenberg is affiliated with many projects that are independent organizations which share the same ideals, and have been given permission to use the Project Gutenberg trademark.

And some of my personal favorites: Three classic science fiction novels by Jules Verne available for download (PDF):

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