Tag Archives: Open Source

Re-thinking Open Library’s Book Pages

by Mek Karpeles, Tabish Shaikh We’ve redesigned our Book Pages: Before →After. Please share your feedback with us. A web page for every book… This is the mission of Open Library: a free, inclusive, online digital library catalog which helps readers find information about any book ever published. Millions of books in Open Library’s catalog […]

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Internet Archive's BookReader out in the wild

Or, not so wild actually, it’s the Library of Congress! We were thrilled to see our BookReader on the read.gov site today. The Library is using it to showcase of some gorgeous books from their Rare Book Collection, like “A Wonder-Book for Girls & Boys,” “The Baby’s Own Aesop,” and “A Christmas Carol.” You might […]

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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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