The great British SF publisher Gollancz has launched a new "digital SFF library," called SF Gateway, which will make thousands of out-of-print SF classics available as e-books. It launches this fall, and will be integrated with the online launch of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

According to Cheryl Morgan, the list of authors includes:

Poul Anderson, Barrington J. Bayley, Gregory Benford, Michael Bishop, James P. Blaylock, James Blish, Marion Zimmer Bradley, John Brosnan, Fredric Brown, John Brunner, Algis Budrys, Kenneth Bulmer, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Pat Cadigan, John W. Campbell, Jr, Terry Carr, Arthur C. Clarke, Hal Clement, D.G. Compton, Michael G. Coney, Edmund Cooper, Richard Cowper, John Crowley, L. Sprague de Camp, Samuel R. Delany, Philip K. Dick, Gordon R. Dickson, Christopher Evans, Philip Jose Farmer, John Russell Fearn, Alan Dean Foster, Mary Gentle, Mark S. Geston, Joseph L. Green, Colin Greenland, Nicola Griffith, Joe Haldeman, Harry Harrison, Frank Herbert, Philip E. High, Robert Holdstock, Cecelia Holland, Robert E. Howard, Raymond F. Jones, Leigh Kennedy, Garry Kilworth, Damon Knight, Henry Kuttner, Tanith Lee, Murray Leinster, H.P. Lovecraft, Katherine MacLean, Barry N. Malzberg, Phillip Mann, David I. Masson, C.L. Moore, Ward Moore, Edgar Pangborn, Frederik Pohl, Rachel Pollack, Tim Powers, Mack Reynolds, Keith Roberts, Eric Frank Russell, Josephine Saxton, Bob Shaw, Robert Silverberg, Clifford D. Simak, Dan Simmons, John Sladek, Cordwainer Smith, E.E. ‘Doc' Smith, Norman Spinrad, Olaf Stapledon, Theodore Sturgeon, William Tenn, Sheri S. Tepper, James Tiptree, Jr, E.C. Tubb, George Turner, Harry Turtledove, Jack Vance, Ian Watson, Ted White, Kate Wilhelm, Connie Willis, Robert Charles Wilson, and Gene Wolfe.

Read the press release at the link for more details. [Booktrade via Cheryl Morgan via Genreville]