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gutenbergr 0.1.4

  • Added curl to SUGGESTS, since if it's not installed readr::read_lines could fail

gutenbergr 0.1.3

  • The Project Gutenberg mirror in Maryland Public Libraries ( has been broken for months. When it is provided from robot/harvest, replaces with
  • Changed test of .zip capability not to run on CRAN
  • Removed rvest dependency

gutenbergr 0.1.2

  • Made compatible with change to distinct in dplyr 0.5 (which is about to be submitted to CRAN)
  • Removed xml2 dependency

gutenbergr 0.1.1

  • Transferred repo ownership to ropenscilabs
  • The license was changed from MIT to GPL-2. This is based on the realization that the catalog data is licensed under the GPL, and the package includes a processed version of the catalog data. (See here).
  • Updated datasets to 5/5/2016 and added a "date_updated" attriute to tell when they were last updated
  • Added all_languages and only_languages arguments to gutenberg_works, allowing fine-grained control of languages. (For example, "either English or French" or "both English and French")
  • Changed get_gutenberg_mirror to use xml2 directly, in order to handle AppVeyor
  • Removed use of data() in gutenberg_works, since it slows down gutenberg_works about 2X
  • Various documentation, vignette, and README adjustments in response to ROpenSci feedback.
  • Added AppVeyor for Windows continuous integration
  • Added code coverage information through and covr, along with tests to improve coverage

gutenbergr 0.1

  • First version of package, including
    • gutenberg_download function, for downloading one or more works from Project Gutenberg using Gutenberg IDs
    • Datasets of Project Gutenberg metadata: gutenberg_metadata, gutenberg_subjects, gutenberg_authors
    • gutenberg_works function to retrieve filtered version of gutenberg_metadata
    • Introductory vignette including basic examples of downloading books
    • Unit tests for gutenberg_download and gutenberg_works
  • Added a file to track changes to the package.