Aozora Bunko

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Aozora Bunko (青空文庫) is a Japanese digital library. This online collection has several thousands of works of Japanese-language fiction and non-fiction.[1]

Aozora Bunko has digital copies of many out-of-copyright books. Project Gutenberg is similar to Aozora Bunko.

History[change | change source]

Aozora Bunko was established in 1997.[2]

In 2006, Aozora Bunko became a public policy advocate for freely accessible e-books.[3]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tamura, Aya. "Novelists, others want copyright protection extended". Japan Times. September 30, 2006; retrieved 2012-5-27.
  2., Aozora Bunko; "Electronic Library National Liaison Conference FY2003", National Diet Library Newsletter. No. 30, April 2003; retrieved 2012-5-27.
  3. Aozora Bunko (in Japanese); retrieved 2012-5-27.

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