Brill Media said Friday it has suspended operations of its Contentville online publishing venture, in a statement posted on the service's Web site. "We are sorry to report that we have suspended operations at Contentville, effective Sept. 28," according to the notice. "We appreciate your business, but unfortunately we simply were unable to entice enough people for us to see our way to a viable enterprise. If you have any customer service inquiries you can call us at 1-800-999-2668. All items previously ordered and paid for will be shipped as scheduled. We truly appreciate all your business and support."
Launched in July 2000, Contentville had aimed to become an eclectic online library, stocking everything from academic papers to books to movie scripts.