A Short History of EBooks
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A Short History of EBooks

By Marie Lebert
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  • A SHORT HISTORY OF EBOOKS
  • MARIE LEBERT
    • TABLE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • 1971: PROJECT GUTENBERG IS THE FIRST DIGITAL LIBRARY
    • 1990: THE WEB BOOSTS THE INTERNET
    • 1993: THE ONLINE BOOKS PAGE IS A LIST OF FREE EBOOKS
    • 1994: SOME PUBLISHERS GET BOLD AND GO DIGITAL
    • 1995: AMAZON.COM IS THE FIRST MAIN ONLINE BOOKSTORE
    • 1996: THERE ARE MORE AND MORE TEXTS ONLINE
    • 1997: MULTIMEDIA CONVERGENCE AND EMPLOYMENT
    • 1998: LIBRARIES TAKE OVER THE WEB
    • 1999: LIBRARIANS GET DIGITAL
    • 2000: INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE IN MANY LANGUAGES
    • 2001: COPYRIGHT, COPYLEFT AND CREATIVE COMMONS
    • 2002: A WEB OF KNOWLEDGE
    • 2003: EBOOKS ARE SOLD WORLDWIDE
    • 2004: AUTHORS ARE CREATIVE ON THE NET
    • 2005: GOOGLE GETS INTERESTED IN EBOOKS
    • 2006: TOWARDS A WORLD PUBLIC DIGITAL LIBRARY
    • 2007: WE READ ON VARIOUS ELECTRONIC DEVICES
    • 2008: "A COMMON INFORMATION SPACE IN WHICH WE COMMUNICATE"
    • CHRONOLOGY
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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