The Story of Gregg Shorthand–1913

Gregg, John Robert. The story of Gregg shorthand :as told by John Robert Gregg at the Silver Jubilee Convention of the Gregg Shorthand Association, Chicago, August, 1913. New York : Gregg Publishing Co., [1913]. I just ran across this gem today, and I don’t see it among any of the shared documents. Is it available…

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Course of Study – Anniversary

A Course of Study for Teaching Gregg Shorthand by the Anniversary Manual Method I learned of this pamphlet from Mr. Blanchard’s book 20 Shortcuts to Shorthand Speed (available at Andrew’s site here) on p. 46. Mr. Blanchard referred to an article he had written in 1933 on “A New and Easy Method for Teaching the…

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Borrowing Digital Shorthand Books From Open Library

Here is a great way to look at Gregg Shorthand eBooks published 1923 or later that are not in the public domain. Open Library has some Gregg Shorthand eBooks that you can borrow for free and read with the free Adobe Digital Editions application.  There are several Gregg Shorthand books that are not in the…

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Test Files for eBook Formats

Here are four files for testing the concept of eBook formats for shorthand, two in epub format and two in mobi (Kindle) format. The files have not been optimized for mobile viewing. If anyone has a mobile device, I would like to know how they render. They don’t look bad on the PC, but on…

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eBooks for Shorthand

Do any of you own a reading device such as a Kindle or a Nook, or use an iPad regularly? I would like to hear opinions about advantages and disadvantages, in particular as to how they handle books. Also, has anyone tried to e-publish a book? Can the e-reader formats handle images as a PDF?…

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