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View Resource Project Gutenberg Needs Your Help More Than Ever!

In 1996 Gutenberg etext archive's creator, Michael Hart, issued this plea to the Internet community for support when both the University of Illinois and Benedictine University ceased supporting the project. Project Gutenberg, begun in 1971, is an electronic collection of literary works from Cicero's Orations to the complete works of Shakespeare to Zitkala-Sa's Old Indian Legends to selections from...

https://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Gutenberg:Promote_Project_Gut...
View Resource Project Gutenberg: Fine Literature Digitally Re-Published

In 1996 Gutenberg etext archive's creator, Michael Hart, issued a plea to the Internet community for support when both the University of Illinois and Benedictine University ceased supporting the project. Project Gutenberg, begun in 1971, is an electronic collection of literary works from Cicero's Orations to the complete works of Shakespeare to Zitkala-Sa's Old Indian Legends to selections from...

http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page
View Resource The Electronic Literature Foundation

Literature teachers, scholars, and lovers of the classics will warmly welcome this excellent online project. ELF's mission is to provide advanced, free electronic texts from world literature in several formats and languages. For instance, the ELF site includes four full editions of The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri: "the original Italian text, and English translations by Henry Wadsworth...

http://eliterature.org/
View Resource Virtual Cultural Library

This new site from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) offers the full text of a select collection of works on cultural heritage published by the organization, many of them currently out of print. The content of the Library is divided into two sections: Books and Conventions. At present, the Books section contains eleven titles in English, nine in French, and...

http://www.unesco.org/library/
View Resource ClassicBookshelf.com

While there are any number of sites featuring public domain e-texts, this site stands out not so much for its content, but for its innovative Java reading applet. Visitors reading e-texts at this site do not have to settle for a sometimes difficult-to-read default display. Using the applet at the bottom of the viewing window, users can control the text size, font, and background color, picking a...

http://www.classicbookshelf.com/
View Resource UNESCO Publishing: Books Online

For a limited time, users may download a considerable number of recent titles from UNESCO publishing for free. Most of the titles are available free until the end of May 2001, but a few may be accessed until the end of August 2001. The titles are listed by topic (e.g., social and ethical issues, human rights) and may be downloaded after registration (an email address is the only required...

http://www.unesco.org/library/
View Resource The Online Books Page

Hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Library, the Online Books Page Web site "facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet...and aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all." The over 18,000 listings can be searched or browsed by author, title, and subject, of which every major physical science subject is represented....

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/
View Resource Diffusion: An Online Publishing Imprint from Proboscis

Since the advent of the Internet, a number of artists and related organizations have become interested in utilizing the web to promulgate new forms of artistic creation and their subsequent dissemination. Supported by the Arts Council of England, these Diffusion eBooks are essentially pdf files that readers can download, print out and make into booklets. As the site suggests, "the Diffusion format...

http://diffusion.org.uk/
View Resource Manybooks.net

There are a number of places to get books online, but this recent addition to that cadre of websites is definitely worth a look. The staff members at Manybooks.net have adapted the e-texts created by the Project Gutenberg DVD and placed them online in a host of formats, including pdf, eReader, and as Palm document files. Visitors can begin by browsing by author, title, category, or language. Some...

http://manybooks.net
View Resource Many Books.net

If you have grown weary of newsprint coming off on your hands or just carting around a number of books, Manybooks.net may prove to be quite a handy application. From their homepage, visitors can download literally thousands of works for their PDAs. The titles range from the colonialist adventures of the "King of the Khyber Rifles" to "Julius Caesar". The site also allows visitors to browse by...

http://manybooks.net/
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