Project Gutenberg, the first producer of free eBooks | www. allows the user to download the books and store them

December 20th, 2010| News.

Project Gutenberg, the first producer of free eBooks | www. allows the user to download the books and store them

Project Gutenberg is the one and only website that allows users to study important books and materials anywhere at any time. It allows users to study the books in personnel computer, I phone, kindle, Sony reader or any other portable device by simply visiting http:// www.

We can download more than 1 lakh books for free from this website. We can read very comfortably at any time. It is like keeping a big library with us. Finding the required book is not at all difficult. It is not always possible to read the books in a particular format. Gutenberg is making available, the release in plain text, but other formats are included, such as HTML, PDF, EPUB, MOBI, and Plucker.

Everything in Gutenberg is free

We need not pay anything to register with this site. We can use each and every feature of the website for free. The management of the website will accept any voluntary donations, but never demands for it. They spend the collected small amount of funds for digitalization of the website. This website also provides audio books. It is helpful for those who are not able to read much and they can download and play these audio books in CD format.

The site gives an opportunity to work as proof reader

Those who are interested to contribute their efforts for the website can join as volunteers by visiting http:// www. The site accepts the volunteer’s support as proof readers. Users can also help the site by uploading any new book as e-book. Even one page that user uploads will be a lot helpful for the site.

The philosophy of Guten

Gutenberg project is not the first project in this kind.  This was started in 1971 by Michael Hart and is continuing till date. It is utilizing the latest technologies for its development. Gutenberg project was based on the noble thought of Michael Hart. His philosophy was ‘anything that can be entered into a computer can be reproduced indefinitely … what Michael termed “Replicator Technology” The concept of Replicator Technology is simple; once a book or any other item (including pictures, sounds, and even 3-D items can be stored in a computer) are connected to the satellite, then any number of copies can and will be available. Everyone in the world can have a copy of a book that has been entered into a computer. This small thought led to the creation of this project.  http:// www. has become more popular than they thought.

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