Project Gutenberg on CD-ROM

January 1994
Information Today;Jan1994, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p18
Trade Publication
The article states that Project Gutenberg CDROM is now available from Walnut Creek CDROM. The disc contains electronic texts (etexts) of the Project Gutenberg for 1991,1992 and the first half of 1993. The etexts include classic literature such as "Aesop's Fables," "Alice in Wonderland," "Moby Dick" and "Paradise Lost," as well as historical documents such as the Magna Carta, the U.S. Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and many treaties. The disc holds many references such as "Roget's Thesaurus," almanacs, census data, the "CIA World Fact Book" and mathematical constants. Project Gutenberg encourages the creation and distribution of English language electronic texts. The goal of the project is to provide a collection of 10,000 of the most important books by the year 2001, and make them available to more than 100 million readers.


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