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Search Full-Text within 4M+ Books

Open Library now lets you search inside the text contents of over 4M books! What’s Full-Text Search? Many book websites, like Amazon and Goodreads, give you the ability to search for books by title and author, but they don’t make it easy to find books based on their contents.┬áThis type of searching is called “Full-Text […]

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Loading the text of 2 million books into solr

Here at the Internet Archive we’ve scanned millions of books. One of our challenges is helping people find books they want to read. The bibliographic records can be searched in Open Library. If somebody knows the title they can find the book. It would be useful if all the text inside the book was also […]

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