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On Bookstores, Libraries & Archives in the Digital Age

Bookstores Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age

The following was a guest post by Brewster Kahle on Against The Grain (ATG) – Linking Publishers, Vendors, & Librarians By: Brewster Kahle, Founder & Digital Librarian, Internet Archive​​​​​​​ ​​​Back in 2006, I was honored to give a keynote at the meeting of the Society of American Archivists, when the president of the Society presented me with a […]

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Open Library for Language Learners

By Guyrandy Jean-Gilles 2020-07-21 A quick browse through the App Store and aspiring language learners will find themselves swimming in useful programs. But for experienced linguaphiles, the never-ending challenge is finding enough raw content and media to consume in their adopted tongue. Open Library can help. Earlier this year, Open Library added reading levels to […]

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Meet the Librarians of Open Library

By Lisa Seaberg Are you a book lover looking to contribute to a warm, inclusive library community? We’d love to work with you: Learn more about Volunteering @ Open Library Behind the scenes of Open Library is a whole team of developers, data scientists, outreach experts, and librarians working together to make Open Library better […]

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Reading Logs: Going Public & Helping Book Lovers Share

Hi book lovers, Starting 2020-05-26, Reading Logs for new Open Library accounts will be public by default. Readers may go here to view or manage their Reading Log privacy preferences. This will not affect the privacy of your reading history — only books which you explicitly mark as Want to Read, Currently Reading, or Already […]

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To the World: Introducing Brad Rubenstein

by Mek & Pallavi Devaraj This is the first installment of an interview series called, “To the World” which goes behind the scenes to explore what inspires authors to write and share their work with the world. In this interview, we receive a master class on effective project management by Brad Rubenstein, co-author of Risk […]

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