Free eBooks by ISBN

After reflecting on the coming demise of xISBN, we decided to add an endpoint for free ebooks to the unglue.it API. The API documentation is at https://unglue.it/api/help With an API key, you can check if there’s a free ebook for any ISBN. ISBNs can be 10 or 13 digits, and can include dashes. This service […]

Why the Radio Franglais campaign is fate

Not long ago I (Andromeda Yelton) and our rights director (Amanda Mecke) were talking to our newest author, Nancy Boulicault, about her campaign to unglue Radio Franglais. She was talking about schools and cultural groups she’s worked with, as an author and teacher (she runs workshops to promote bilingualism through creative writing). Several are in […]

So You Want To Be a Librarian photo posting contest!

Would you post it in your house? Would you post it with your spouse? Would you post it with great shoes? Would you post it with tattoos? Would you post it with your cat? In Paris? Mountain View? North Platte? Would you post from kayak trips? Or while foodspottting? (Fish and chips!) Would you post […]

Meet Lauren Pressley and Library Juice Press

As the Head of Instruction and an Associate Librarian at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University, a member of the American Library Association Council and the Library Information Technology Association Board of Directors, and a Library Journal Mover & Shaker awardee, Lauren Pressley knows a lot about how libraries work today. She’s […]

We’ve relaunched!

Two months ago, Amazon Payments forced us to suspend campaigns. Since then we’ve been busy evaluating our other payment options (we settled on Stripe), implementing new features, signing new rights holders, and releasing our first unglued ebook. Now, campaigns are back, and once again you can give books to the world. The five books being […]

Open thread: Amazon forces Unglue.it to Suspend Crowdfunding for Creative Commons eBooks

Amazon Payments has informed us that they will no longer process pledge payments for Unglue.it, forcing us to suspend all active ungluing campaigns. According to a Senior Account Manager at Amazon, Amazon has decided against “boarding fresh crowdfunding accounts at this time”. Amazon has been providing payment services for Unglue.it, as it does for the […]

Meet Nancy Rawles

Meet Nancy Rawles

We’ve asked each of our first five rights holders to help us write a blog post introducing themselves to you — giving you a behind-the-scenes glimpse into themselves and their work.  Here’s what Nancy Rawles had to say about herself and her novel. Love Like Gumbo is a coming-of-age story that explores what happens when […]


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