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Lists are here!

Open Library is happy to report that the Lists feature is here, for your collection-building enjoyment! You can create and share lists that include authors, works (all editions of a specific title), specific editions, and subjects. While browsing around, you can see when an item has been added to somebody’s list – just look underneath […]

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New BookReader!

We’re pleased to announce the release of our freshly re-designed BookReader on the Internet Archive. The updated BookReader has these great new features (links will take you to a live example): Redesigned user interface that maximizes the amount of space given to the book. Click the down arrow on the navigation bar to hide the […]

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Thumbnail View in BookReader!

We’re pleased to introduce a new thumbnail view for the Internet Archive BookReader. The thumbnail view gives you a quick visual impression of a book by seeing thumbnails of many pages at once. It’s a great way to quickly scan through a book. Here’s how it looks for a book about the painter Goya: The […]

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Democracy Now interviews Brewster Kahle

You might like to watch this interview of Brewster Kahle by Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! as she investigates the intricacies of the Google Book Settlement.

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Peter Brantley on the Talking with Talis Podcast

Peter Brantley recently joined the Internet Archive to work on an Open Publication Distribution System. Richard Wallis from Talis posted a great interview with Peter about his past work with the DLF and upcoming work at the Internet Archive, including Open Library, OPDS, and licensing issues around books. Check out the podcast!

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