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INTERNET ARCHIVE &OPENLIBRARY.ORGLarge-Scale Digital InitiativesColby College Libraries, Waterville, Maine – 2/24/12
Internet Archive
Internet Archive   Non-profit founded to build an “Internet    Library”   Preservation of information is primary mission...
IA Digital Bookmobile
IA Ebook and Text Archive   3,240,661 items divided across multiple    collections     American   Libraries: 1.6 million...
Ebook and Text Archive
Ebook and Text Archive
Ebook and Text Archive   All content is free in multiple formats     PDF     EPUB     Kindle   (MOBI)     Daisy     ...
IA and Preservation   Digital Preservation     Multiple   formats generated for each digitized      object     Automate...
Ebook and Text Archive   Funding       Corporate Sponsors         Microsoft         Yahoo!         Sloan Foundation  ...
Ebook and Text Archive   Book Submission     Library Partners     Content Creators     Individuals     Partner Librar...
Open Library   Goal is “One web page for every book ever published”       Giant Catalog: 20 million records from large c...
Scribe Machine
Open Library
Open Library’s Secondary Goal   Linksto over 1,000,000 free ebook titles –    mostly Internet Archive pre-1923   Lending...
Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
Open Library – Send books!   Libraries in Maine are invited to send books for    digitization     1923-1999   imprints  ...
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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.

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  1. 1. INTERNET ARCHIVE &OPENLIBRARY.ORGLarge-Scale Digital InitiativesColby College Libraries, Waterville, Maine – 2/24/12
  2. 2. Internet Archive
  3. 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. 4. IA Digital Bookmobile
  5. 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. 6. Ebook and Text Archive
  7. 7. Ebook and Text Archive
  8. 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. 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. 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. 11. Ebook and Text Archive Book Submission  Library Partners  Content Creators  Individuals  Partner Libraries Process(es)  Scribe Workstation  Local Scanning Distributed Proofreading Team
  12. 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. 13. Scribe Machine
  14. 14. Open Library
  15. 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. 16. Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
  17. 17. Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
  18. 18. Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
  19. 19. Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
  20. 20. Open Library – Borrow Ebooks
  21. 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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