Literary freedom: project Gutenberg

@article{Stroube2003LiteraryFP,
  title={Literary freedom: project Gutenberg},
  author={Bryan K. Stroube},
  journal={ACM Crossroads},
  year={2003},
  volume={10},
  pages={3}
}
Project Gutenberg (PG), started in 1971 by Michael Hart at the University of Illinois, has long been demonstrating its value to the world community. The project is named after Johann Gutenberg, the celebrated father of the movable type printing press [3]. Likewise, Project Gutenberg embodies the revolution of the digital press. The project converts conventional books with expired copyrights into digital format; every book published before 1923 is currently eligible for PG (at least in the US… 

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