<$BlogRSDUrl$> Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A. Author/Speaker/Consultant
Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A. Author/Speaker/Consultant
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Thursday, July 03, 2014  

Open Library - One Page for Every Book

One web page for every book ever published. It's a lofty but achievable goal. To build Open Library, they need hundreds of millions of book records, a wiki interface, and lots of people who are willing to contribute their time and effort to building the site. To date, they have gathered over 20 million records from a variety of large catalogs as well as single contributions, with more on the way. Open Library is an open project: the software is open, the data are open, the documentation is open, and they welcome your contribution. Whether you fix a typo, add a book, or write a widget--it's all welcome. They have a small team of fantastic programmers who have accomplished a lot, but they can't do it alone! Open Library is a project of the non-profit Internet Archive, and has been funded in part by a grant from the California State Library and the Kahle/Austin Foundation. This will be added to Reference Resources Subject Tracer™.

posted by Marcus Zillman | 4:54 AM
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