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BBC Radio Labs: In Search of Cultural Identifiers

Earlier this week, Open Library was featured on the BBC Radio Labs blog. An interesting discussion has developed there, so we invite you to take a look and weigh in on the subject if you have an opinion: In Search of Cultural Identifiers (BBC Radio Labs, January 14 2009)

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OCLC pushes back policy to fall, 2009

Fellow OpenLibrarian, Karen Coyle reports: OCLC has just announced that it is pushing back the date on which the new record use and transfer policy will take effect. The actual new date isn’t known, but the announcement says: In order to allow sufficient time for feedback and discussion, implementation of the Policy will be delayed […]

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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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