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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” 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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Internet Archive's BookReader out in the wild

Or, not so wild actually, it’s the Library of Congress! We were thrilled to see our BookReader on the read.gov site today. The Library is using it to showcase of some gorgeous books from their Rare Book Collection, like “A Wonder-Book for Girls & Boys,” “The Baby’s Own Aesop,” and “A Christmas Carol.” You might […]

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New Bits!

A few hours ago we released a couple of new bits and pieces we thought it was worth mentioning. First, we’ve re-arranged the way search results display so our search facets are more obvious, there’s a new cover view, and the pagination is tidier. You’ve always been able to see facets on the search page, […]

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New Right-to-Left Capability in Book Reader

Nearly 11,000 Yiddish books (half of all Yiddish books ever published) recently went online through the Internet Archive in cooperation with the National Yiddish Book Center‘s Steven Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library. As part of this project, we’ve upgraded the Internet Archive Book Reader to support the right-to-left page progression of Yiddish books. Here is an […]

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OLPC Bookreader Demonstration

Open Library recently launched a web demonstration designed to illustrate how Internet Archive book collections can be viewed on the OLPC XO Laptop. We invite you to take a look! It is still in the early stages, and is built on open source software using an embeddable AJAX reader and a software component known as […]

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