GlobalMentor Reader GlobalMentor is proud to release the first standalone eBook reading software available to the public that natively supports the Open eBook format. The software has recently been upgraded to work with the latest Java platform, and will soon add support for epub books. The GlobalMentor Reader is free, cross-platform, and supports international languages and scripts. Read more information and download the GlobalMentor Reader. Launch GlobalMentor Reader from the web. (You must have Java 6.0 or higher installed.) GlobalMentor Java Library GlobalMentor is making available a comprehensive, open-source Java library, with logging capabilities; many international and Internet utilities; and even a Java Swing-based XML browser suitable for electronic books. The GlobalMentor Java library is distributed under the Apache License Version 2.0 open source license.