distributed proofreaders

The 5 Steps of Intelligent Proofreading

By Jon Jermey
December 21, 2012 // 3 Comments

Over the years I’ve scanned and OCR’ed many printed books into electronic form for Gutenberg Australia—most of the Edgar Wallace collection there is my work, for instance—and during that time it’s become clear that not all typos are equal. After awhile, in fact, it became possible for me [...]

30,000 English ebooks from Project Gutenberg

By Paul Biba
April 13, 2011 // 1 Comment

From Project Gutenberg News, an article by Michael Hart: Today, just six weeks after Project Gutenberg posted its 40,000th internally created book, the 30,000th English ebook has now been placed online: The Religions of Ancient Egypt and Babylonia, by Archibald Henry Sayce. Thanks go out to [...]

Distributed Proofreaders celebrates 20,000 books posted

By Paul Biba
April 11, 2011 // 2 Comments

From the Distributed Proofreaders website (blockquotes omitted).  Congratulations!!! Just half a year after our 10th anniversary, we have reason to celebrate another big milestone. As of today, Distributed Proofreaders has contributed 20,000 unique titles to the bookshelves of Project Gutenberg, [...]

Distributed Proofreaders just celebrated its 10th anniversary by Marie Lebert

By a TeleRead Contributor
November 5, 2010 // 0 Comments

Project Gutenberg was launched by Michael Hart in July 1971 to create free electronic versions of literary works and disseminate them worldwide. The project got its first boost with the invention of the web in 1990, and its second boost with the creation of Distributed Proofreaders in 2000, to help [...]

wordpress analytics