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Thanks-for-Ungluing launches!

Great books deserve to be read by all of us, and we ought to be supporting the people who create these books. “Thanks for Ungluing” gives readers, authors, libraries and publishers a new way to build, sustain, and nourish the books we love. “Thanks for Ungluing” books are Creative Commons licensed and free to download. […]

Thanks-for-Ungluing test campaign: “23rd Century Romance”

A startup is just a business trying to figure out where to start. Unglue.it is no different. But now we’re finally doing what we should have been doing at the start. We’re solving the puzzle of distribution for free ebooks. Today, we’ve pushed an important piece of that puzzle out the door for testing. It’s […]

For Creators: Unglue.it’s “Thanks-for-Ungluing” program

Here’s a description of the “Thanks for Ungluing” program we’ll be launching as part of the “Bookstore for Books that want to be free“: Unglue.it’s “Thanks-for-Ungluing” program is designed to help rights holders promote and monetize their Creative Commons licensed books. Unglue.it aims to be an “e-bookstore for books that want to be free”. We […]

Creative Commons Books that Want Promotion

Unglue.it is putting together a special promotion for Creative Commons licensed ebooks, to run between Christmas and New Year’s.  If you’d like your book to be part of the promotion, please let us know at rights@gluejar.com. If you’d like to nominate a book, leave a comment.

A Bookstore for Books that Want to be Free

Soon, we’ll be launching a new phase of Unglue.it. How do we describe what we’re doing? When we did the first implementation of “Buy-To-Unglue” (as a test, not a launch) I told a lot of people about it, but it wasn’t so easy to explain. Unglue.it would be sort of a Crowdfunding site, sort of […]

Buy-to-Unglue Test Campaign: Flatland

After a lot of hard work, we’re now ready for some real-world testing of “Buy-to -Unglue“. We’re offering an epub of the public domain classic, Flatland.  We want to make sure everything works well, fix any bugs, and show our publishing, author and library partners what the new world of ebooks can look like. Please […]

Stefan Müller and “Complex Predicates”

We asked author Stefan Müller to tell us a little about his book Complex Predicates and why he wants to unglue it. As of October 15th, the campaign is at 29% and is definitely worth supporting. Q: Could you tell us a bit about who you are? Müller: I am professor for German and General Linguistics at the […]