A Short History of Ebooks

Marie Lebert, independent researcher, now offers a concise history of ebooks open access through the Internet Archive: in English and French (with Spanish on the way):


Topics covered include Project Gutenberg, ereaders, the British Library’s digitization work, Creative Commons, Wikipedia, and a timeline of the rise of ebooks. And Chapter 17 is a tribute to librarians throughout the world!

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