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Open Library

  1. 1. One web page for every book Edward Betts
  2. 2. Libraries
  3. 3. Booksellers
  4. 4. Publishers
  5. 5. Wikipedia for books
  6. 6. More than 100 book scanning machines
  7. 7. Over 1 million scanned books
  8. 8. Book scanners in 15 libraries
  9. 9. Scan on demand
  10. 10. Data
  11. 11. Same ISBN in Library records
  12. 12. Arthur Conan Doyle Library record: Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir
  13. 13. Wikipedia: George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron Library record: Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron Lord Byron
  14. 14. Leonardo da Vinci Library record: Leonardo, da Vinci
  15. 15. Alfred the Great Library record Alfred, King of England, 849-899
  16. 16. Pope John Paul II Latin: Ioannes Paulus II Italian: Giovanni Paolo II Library record John Paul II, Pope, 1920-2005 and Ioannes Paulus II, Pope, 1920-2005
  17. 17. Library record: Bstan-ʾdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
  18. 18. Mao Zedong Library record: Mao, Zedong Also written: Mao Tse Tung Simplified Chinese: 毛泽东 Traditional Chinese: 毛澤東
  19. 19. Jesus Christ Joan of Arc Spirit Authors Julian the Apostate Winston Churchill John Lennon Princess Diana
  20. 20. 174 The Hound of the Baskervilles 136 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 78 The Lost World 74 The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes 69 A Study in Scarlet 66 The Return of Sherlock Holmes 65 The White Company 64 The Complete Sherlock Holmes 60 The Sign of Four Finding works Arthur Conan Doyle
  21. 21. Hungarian: A Sátan kutyaja Russian: Sobaka Baskervileĭ Spanish: El sabueso de los Baskerville French: Le chien des Baskerville Urdu: Vahi qatal bhi kare hai Hebrew: Kalbam shel bene Basḳerṿil The Hound of the Baskervilles
  22. 22. http://openlibrary.org [email_address]
  23. 23. Old book bindings at the Merton College library http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Old_book_bindings.jpg by Tom Murphy VII 25 August 2005 GFDL 1.2 and Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0 Steacie Science and Engineering Library at York University http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SteacieLibrary.jpg by Raysonho, 12 November 2008 Released into the public domain by its author, Raysonho. Bookshop in Much Wenlock, United Kingdom http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bookshop_in_Much_Wenlock.jpg by Michael Maggs, 29 August 2008 Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 Metal movable type http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Metal_movable_type.jpg by Willi Heidelbach, 8 January 2005 GFDL 1.2 and Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 The subject catalogue of the University Library of Graz. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Schlagwortkatalog.jpg by Dr. Marcus Gossler, 29 December 2005 GFDL 1.2 National Library of Australia in Canberra http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NLA_Canberra-01JAC.JPG by John Conway, 25 October 2004 GFDL 1.2 Arthur Conan Doyle http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Conan_doyle.jpg Current History of the War v.I (December 1914 - March 1915). New York: New York Times Company. This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:George_Gordon_Byron2.jpg Hubbard, Elbert. Little Journeys to the Homes of English Authors. Vol. 5. New York, 1916. This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. Self-portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, circa 1512-1515 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Leonardo_self.jpg This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. Bronze statue of Alfred the Great's by Hamo Thornycroft at Winchester. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Statue_d%27Alfred_le_Grand_%C3%A0_Winchester.jpg by Odejea, 25 August 2005 GFDL 1.2, Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0, 2.5, 2.0 and 1.0 Pope John Paul II on 12 August 1993 in Denver (Colorado) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:JohannesPaul2-portrait.jpg This image is in the public domain because it is a work of the United States Federal Government under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code. Tenzin Gyatso: 14th Dalai Lama http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tenzin_Gyatzo_foto_1.jpg Released into the public domain by its author, www.buddhismus.at. Mao Zedong http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mao_Zedong.jpg This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. The Hound of the Baskervilles http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ArthurConanDoyle_HoundOfTheBaskervilles.jpg First edition book cover, 1902 This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. Jesus Carrying the Cross, El Greco, 1580 http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Christ_Carrying_the_Cross_1580.jpg This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. John Lennon rehearses Give Peace A Chance http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JohnLennonpeace.jpg by Roy Kerwood, 1969 Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License Joan of Arc http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joan_of_arc_miniature_graded.jpg Painted between 1450 and 1500 This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. Winston Churchill http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Churchill_portrait_NYP_45063.jpg Photograph NYP 45063 from the Imperial War Museum Collections. This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. Flavius Claudius Julianus, also known as Julian the Apostate http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JulianusII-antioch%28360-363%29-CNG.jpg CNG coins (http://www.cngcoins.com) GFDL 1.2 and Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.5 Diana, Princess of Wales http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Princess_diana_bristol_1987_01.jpg by Rick Weston, 22 May 1987 Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Internet archive scanning machines http://www.wired.com/entertainment/theweb/multimedia/2008/03/gallery_internet_archive by Dave Bullock/Wired.com, 19 March 2008 Fair use

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