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The Electronic Literature Collection is a periodical publication of current and older electronic literature in a form suitable for individual, public library, and classroom use. The publication is available both online and as a packaged, cross-platform CD-ROM, in a case appropriate for library processing, marking, and distribution. The contents of the Collection are offered under a Creative Commons license so that libraries and educational institutions will be allowed to duplicate and install works and individuals can share the Collection with others.
The Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 1 was published in October, 2006 and is available both online through the Electronic Literature Organization's website and packaged along with N. Katherine Hayles' Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary, published by the University of Notre Dame Press (2008). The numerous works were selected by the editors of Volume 1: N. Katherine Hayles, Nick Montfort, Scott Rettberg, and Stephanie Strickland.
The Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 2 will be released late in 2010.