Monthly Archives: December 2011

Review of : E-books in Academic Libraries, by Ksenija Minčić-Obradović.

 This excellent survey starts with the emergence of ebooks with computing developments and Project Gutenberg, and looks at the basic question “What is an Ebook?” (a question that recurs in different ways throughout). It covers all the essential areas that … Continue reading

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RIP Michael Stern Hart, technology enthusiast and Project Gutenberg Founder

2011 saw the deaths of many technology greats including Michael Stern Hart who started Project Gutenberg in 1971 and is seen as the founder of ebooks themselves.  His first success was to enter the text of the US Declaration of Independence … Continue reading

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