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Not just scanning – Thoreau’s Cape Cod

It makes no odds what it is you carry, so long as you carry the truth along with you. – intro to 1893 edition There are many good responses to “Why do we still have libraries when everything is online?” My favorite one has to do with the importance of finding people to curate and […]

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openlibrary.org downtime (resolved)

Apologies for the service interruption. Our new Virtual Machine Environment hiccuped this morning, and we’re shaking out the process we need to go through to restart everything smoothly. Covers should be being served normally from covers.openlibrary.org using ISBN or other supported identifiers. I’ll update here if there’s relevant news – hopefully it won’t be down […]

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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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