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Giacomo Cignoni: My Internship at the Internet Archive

This summer, Open Library and the Internet Archive took part in Google Summer of Code (GSoC), a Google initiative to help students gain coding experience by contributing to open source projects. I was lucky enough to mentor Giacomo while he worked on improving our BookReader experience and infrastructure. We have invited Giacomo to write a […]

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Google Summer of Code 2020: Adoption by Book Lovers

by Tabish Shaikh & Mek OpenLibrary.org,the world’s best-kept library secret: Let’s make it easier for book lovers to discover and get started with Open Library. Hi, my name is Tabish Shaikh and this summer I participated in the Google Summer of Code program with Open Library to develop improvements which will help book lovers discover […]

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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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KohaCon 2011

Anand and I attended the Koha Conference in Thane, Mumbai earlier in November and spoke about Open Library. The conference took place from Oct 31 till 2 November. There was a hackfest following the event from 4th to 6th. We missed the first day and presented our talk on the second day of the event. […]

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Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide

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