Oral Literature in Africa

The latest Unglue.it campaign looks truly promising

By Dan Eldridge
March 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

The Unglue.it gang is at it again, doing what they can to get the word out about the latest titles they’re attempting to “unglue.” One of the books, Sara Roncaglia’s Feeding the City, looks fantastic. Originally written in Italian and published by Open Book Publishers, [...]

Unglue.it Releases Two More Free E-Books (Updated)

By Dan Eldridge
January 22, 2013 // 3 Comments

We’ve written about the Unglue.it project a few times in the past, but here’s a brief explanation for anyone who may not be familiar with the site: It’s essentially a crowdsource-funded campaign that attempts to purchase the copyrights to various books, which it then releases [...]

Unglue.it relaunches with five campaigns

By libertyc
October 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

I got an email this morning indicating that Creative Commons book crowdsourcing site Unglue.it is relaunching with a new payment processor and several new ungluing campaigns. Unglue.it first launched a few months ago with the goal of collecting donations to put toward “ungluing” copyrighted [...]

Eric Hellman of Unglue.it on e-books, the creative commons, passionate authors and life after Amazon

By libertyc
October 3, 2012 // 1 Comment

By Brian Howard A few weeks ago, crowdfunding platform Unglue.it announced the release of its first e-book, Oral Literature in Africa, via Cambridge’s Open Book Publishers. While the scholarly tome by Ruth H. Finnegan likely didn’t set the publishing world ablaze upon its initial [...]

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