The Rosetta Project's collections currently contain about 2,000 antique children's books which were published in the 19th and early 20th century. Books will be put online as funding permits. The current goal of putting 2,000 volumes on line will create an online library of aproximately 65,000 html pages. However, the Rosetta Project online library is expected to eventually reach millions of html pages.
Reader E-Books are formatted for hand-held computers using PocketPC 2002.
But, they can also be read on your desktop computer. They're ideal for
travel. And, several educational foundations have funded projects to test
classroom use of E-Books.
FOR DESKTOP PC VIEWING:
You will need to download the reader in order to read the E-Books. To
do so, click on the link below and when the new page opens, read and follow
the directions to downlaod and install the reader program (which is titled
You will then need to download the actual books to read, which you can do by clicking on one of the links under the Currently Available Titles section. Click on the link to open the download box, then make sure that "Save this file to disk" is selected and choose where on your computer you want to save the book (make sure you remember where you save it so you can easily open the book once it downloads).
Once the book has downloaded, open it using the Microsoft reader and
enjoy your reading!
Familiar natural history
People of America
Story of an apple
Twelve stories of the sayings and doings of animals
We are investigating support for PALM computer e-book formats. And, hope
to soon provide additional E-Book titles for test in Florida history &
tourism and in Florida environments & geology, as well as additional
titles from the Literature for Children collection
The information above on the UF e-books came from:
Erich J. Kesse