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2018 A Year of Victories!

Happy holidays & Happy New Year, readers! We are thrilled to announce 2018 has been an unprecedented year for openlibrary.org and a great time to be a book-lover. Without skipping a beat, we can honestly say we owe our progress to you, our dedicated community of volunteer developers, designers, and librarians. We hope you’ll join us […]

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Raising Crypto for the Greater Good

Open Library is raising 50 Ethereum (ETH) to get books our readers love! Chip-in and help us democratize our bookshelves for all. If you donate now, WeTrust Spring will match your individual ETH donation 100% (until they’ve hit $100k), through Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27! In 2006, Aaron Swartz founded Open Library with the vision of creating “one web page for every […]

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Google Summer of Code 2018

This is Internet Archive’s second year participating in Google Summer of Code, but for Open Library, it’s an exciting first. Open Library’s mission is to create, “a web page for every book” and this summer, we’re fortunate to team with Salman Shah to advance this mission. Salman’s Google Summer of Code roadmap aims to targets […]

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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. This type of searching is called “Full-Text […]

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Star Ratings are Here!

Over the last six months, more than 145,000 of you have tracked which books you want-to-read. Now you can record how you feel about the books you’ve finished reading using star ratings! Next time you’re on a book page, you’ll see 5-stars beneath the book cover. By clicking one of the 5 stars, you can […]

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