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Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
Internet Archive and Open Library
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Internet Archive and Open Library
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Internet Archive and Open Library

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Overview of Internet Archive and Open Library. Part of the program "Large-Scale Digital Initiatives," held at Colby College on February 24, 2012.

Overview of Internet Archive and Open Library. Part of the program "Large-Scale Digital Initiatives," held at Colby College on February 24, 2012.

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  • 1. INTERNET ARCHIVE &OPENLIBRARY.ORGLarge-Scale Digital InitiativesColby College Libraries, Waterville, Maine – 2/24/12
  • 2. Internet Archive
  • 3. Internet Archive Non-profit founded to build an “Internet Library” Preservation of information is primary mission Goal is to avert the “Digital Dark Age” Many Projects:  Wayback Machine  Audio Collections (including trade-friendly bands!)  Moving Images  Software  Ebooks and Texts: OpenLibrary.org
  • 4. IA Digital Bookmobile
  • 5. IA Ebook and Text Archive 3,240,661 items divided across multiple collections  American Libraries: 1.6 million items  Canadian Libraries: 360k items  Universal Library (Million Books Project): 106k items  Community Texts: 132k items  Project Gutenburg: 37k items  Children’s Library: 3k items  Biodiversity Heritage Library: 64k items
  • 6. Ebook and Text Archive
  • 7. Ebook and Text Archive
  • 8. Ebook and Text Archive All content is free in multiple formats  PDF  EPUB  Kindle (MOBI)  Daisy  FullText  DjVu Vast majority pre-1923 Some content is creator supplied
  • 9. IA and Preservation Digital Preservation  Multiple formats generated for each digitized object  Automated backup and integrity checks  Format Migration  Extensive Metadata (descriptive/use/preservation) Physical Preservation  Plan is for over 10 million physical volumes  Retrieval is limited (items are boxed and stacked)
  • 10. Ebook and Text Archive Funding  Corporate Sponsors  Microsoft  Yahoo!  Sloan Foundation  Partner Libraries  Individual Libraries (many ARL)  Consortial Partners  Boston Library Consortium  University of California System  CARLI (Illinios)  Lyrasis
  • 11. Ebook and Text Archive Book Submission  Library Partners  Content Creators  Individuals  Partner Libraries Process(es)  Scribe Workstation  Local Scanning Distributed Proofreading Team
  • 12. Open Library Goal is “One web page for every book ever published”  Giant Catalog: 20 million records from large catalogs and single contributions  Links to internal items, external sources  N.B. “The Internet Archive and OCLC have discussed working together, and hopefully this will yield a joint project, but nothing has been finalized yet. The plans for Open Library have been actively shared with OCLC and its records are available to OCLC. “ “Secondary goal” – get user as close to the document as possible Built as an “Open” project  “open” software  “open” data  “open documentation”  “open contribution”
  • 13. Scribe Machine
  • 14. Open Library
  • 15. Open Library’s Secondary Goal Linksto over 1,000,000 free ebook titles – mostly Internet Archive pre-1923 Lending Library  200,000 digitized ebooks  Post-1923 in copyright works  One book-one user model  Physical items archived post-scanning  Maine State Library on behalf of whole state is a partner
  • 16. Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
  • 17. Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
  • 18. Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
  • 19. Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
  • 20. Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
  • 21. Open Library – Send books! Libraries in Maine are invited to send books for digitization  1923-1999 imprints  Items are NOT returned  First book is free, subsequent books are ~$40  Libraries do NOT need to sign contract or MOU  More information at: http://tinyurl.com/4xjnnb2

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