Tag: internet archive

World eBook Fair

by on July 6, 2011 12:58 pm
The World eBook Fair runs July 4-August 4, 2011. The fair’s aim is to provide free public access for a month to some 6.5 million eBooks. Project Gutenberg and the Internet Archive are both contributing organizations. Each will be presenting a number of items in other media during 2011 — such as music, movies, artwork,… Read more World eBook Fair

Group of Libraries Launch eBook Lending Program

by on March 10, 2011 10:09 am
The Internet Archive and a group of 150 libraries have recently announced development of a collection of over 80,000 eBooks (of mostly 20th century titles) that will extend traditional library lending. Please see: In-Library eBook Lending Program Launched Hat tip to ResourceShelf.com. Cross-posted on Legal Research Plus.

More than One Document a Minute

by on April 7, 2010 1:42 pm
[cross-posted on LegalResearchPlus] The headline from the Internet Archive posting reads: “Millions of documents from over 350k federal court cases now freely available.” The millions of documents are all from PACER by way of the RECAP plugin. As the posting states: “RECAP is a Firefox Internet browser extension that allows users of the PACER to get… Read more More than One Document a Minute