It’s Aaron Swartz Day – Here’s an Open Library status report

Next week is the third annual Aaron Swartz Day (2013, 2014), a celebration and Hackathon which takes place at the Internet Archive on November 7th. Please consider joining us. More information about this year’s events can be found here. We have a lot of good news on our end.

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My name is Jessamyn and I’ve been working for Open Library for the past few years after being inspired by Aaron Swartz Day 2013. I work with Giovanni Damiola and Michelle Krasowski and many of the other wonderful people at the Archive to keep this valuable resource up and running.

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Digital PML uses BookReader to enhance access to local collections

“We’re writing to let you know that we are proud and grateful users of the Internet Archive BookReader software on our new repository of digitized materials, Digital PML

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So great! For other institutions that would like to use the BookReader can read through this documentation to help you get started.

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Open Library Scheduled Hardware Maintenance

Open Library will be down for 3 hours starting from Dec 24, 10:00PM SF Time (PST, UTC/GMT -8 hours) due to a scheduled hardware maintenance.

We’ll post updates here and on @openlibrary twitter.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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Open Library Scheduled Hardware Maintenance

Open Library will be down from 4:30PM to approximately 5:00PM (PST, UTC/GMT -7 hours) on Thursday November 20, 2014 due to scheduled hardware maintenance. We’ll post updates here and on @openlibrary twitter. Thank you for your cooperation.

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