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Importing your Goodreads & Accessing them with Open Library’s APIs

by Mek Today Joe Alcorn, founder of readng, published an article (https://joealcorn.co.uk/blog/2020/goodreads-retiring-API) sharing news with readers that Amazon’s Goodreads service is in the process of retiring their developer APIs, with an effective start date of last Tuesday, December 8th, 2020. The topic stirred discussion among developers and book lovers alike, making the front-page of the […]

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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

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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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