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Open Library

  1. 1. Open Library Aaron Swartz
  2. 2. opening up libraries
  3. 3. research in the Google Generation
  4. 4. Amazon?
  5. 5. OCLC?
  6. 6. OPACs?
  7. 7. Open Library
  8. 8. a wiki with one page per book
  9. 9. quick facts • six people (distributed) • Internet Archive in San Francisco • not-for-profit • foundation + government funding • starting with monographs
  10. 10. publishers: ONIX • HaperCollins • Simon and Schuster • Random House • Cambridge University Press • Penguin • WIley • Thomas Nelson • O’Reilly • Elseveier
  11. 11. libraries: MARC • Library of Congress • Montana State • UNC • Drexel • University of Toronto • MBL/WHOI • Oregon State • Washington Sate • Talis
  12. 12. and you?
  13. 13. book reviewers • New York Times • Harper’s • New York Review of Books • Reader’s Catalog
  14. 14. openlibrary.org

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