Tag Archives: Updates

Our Search Engine Was Hurting

Sorry to say, but our search engine is all kinds of weird this morning (San Francisco time). Lots of the pages you see around the site, like a Work page or a Subject page, or indeed the Search Results page are driven largely by search. So, while we’re working on fixing the problem, please excuse […]

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Heads up! Little confirmation email glitch in play

Last week we made some upgrades to the way account management on Open Library works. We’ve been hearing through our contact form that some people have had trouble with their confirmation emails not working. Specifically, clicking on the link to confirm your email address from the email we send you lands you on a page […]

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openlibrary.org downtime (resolved)

Apologies for the service interruption. Our new Virtual Machine Environment hiccuped this morning, and we’re shaking out the process we need to go through to restart everything smoothly. Covers should be being served normally from covers.openlibrary.org using ISBN or other supported identifiers. I’ll update here if there’s relevant news – hopefully it won’t be down […]

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Internet Archive is launching a Physical Archive

[Reposted from the main Internet Archive blog.] Everyone is welcome to the open-house and launch of the new Physical Archive of the Internet Archive in Richmond, California on Sunday June 5th from 4-8pm. After 2 years of prototyping and testing a new design for sustainable long-term preservation of physical books records and movies, we are […]

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Library of Congress National Jukebox

Wonderful stuff! The Library of Congress has just released more than 10,000 digitized 78s from the Victor Talking Machine Company as a National Jukebox. The recordings are lovely and crackly, as if you’re listening on a gramaphone.

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