OGDEN's BASIC ENGLISH
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Sonny Bono (of Sonny and Cher) served briefly in the US. Congress and he got made into law the extension of copyrights to 99 years after a book is first published. This is absolutely stupid. The Australian branch
of Project Gutenberg gives 70 years after the death of the author. C. K. Ogden died in
Now, Goggle is decided to provide digital text of virtually all older works and a summary of all books. It is named Goggle Print. This may save the Institute much time and effort to make books about Basic English able to be read. This page will provide links to those books that may be of interest.
If you find a book before we do, or a new source of e-books , please email us so that the link can be added here for all of our readers to see. We expect to see more after year 2007.
Stanford has placed online a Copyright Renewal Database. Included are books published in the U. S. between 1923 and 1963 whose copyrights were renewed between 1950 and 1993.
This database makes searchable the copyright renewal records received by the US Copyright Office between 1950 and 1993 for books published in the US between 1923 and 1963. Note that the database includes ONLY US Class A (book) renewals.
The period from 1923-1963 (the Basic English era) is of special interest for US copyrights, as works published after January 1, 1964 had their copyrights automatically renewed for 95 years. Many Basic Books are not renewed in the U.S., but many were.
Records since 1978 were already searchable.
Goggle Print Search
The Google Print search engine will find every occurrence in the system of what you enter.
Thus, a search for "Ogden, C. K." will find every book in the system that he wrote, he edited, AND any book that mentions him : 3900 listings. Therefore, be sure to use "advanced print search" by author or title. This returns only one listing, so far.
- The ABC of Psychology by C. K. Ogden -- this was written before Ogden's work with Basic, but
it is the first Ogden book by C.K. Ogden we have found on Goggle Print.
We have nothing about Basic English there yet.
- The Project Gutenberg Catalog
Format to link to an author.
About this Page: ebooks.html -- Books of interest to Basic English readers from Goggle, from Gutenberg Project, and other internet sites.
Last updated April 6, 2007 . Add Stanford renewal database.
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