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Category Archives: Books Archive
The ALA Midwinter held its annual meeting in San Diego on January 8, 2011. Moderated by Rick Weingarten, former director of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy, the panel featured Internet Archive founder and digital librarian Brewster Kahle; Sue Polanka, … Continue reading
The Montana State Library (MSL) has just completed moving 3,070 born-digital state publications from OCLC’s CONTENTdm to the Internet Archive. This is a key piece of the Montana State Library’s institutional repository for state publications now hosted by the Internet … Continue reading
by Chris Stockwell for Montana State Library, 12/29/2010 Introduction The Montana State Library (MSL) last year moved a copy of its collection of 3000 born digital state publications to the Internet Archive (IA). Since MSL will be continuing to upload … Continue reading
We are excited to see commercial books from many publishers being made available through web browser technology from Google eBookstore. As a standards based system, reading in a browser offers an opportunity for many more people to actively participate in … Continue reading
By mang We’re pleased to announce the release of our freshly re-designed BookReader on the Internet Archive. The updated BookReader has these great new features (links will take you to a live example): Redesigned user interface that maximizes the amount … Continue reading
The Open Library team announced the release of a new version of our online BookReader software with lots of new features to explore. Please read more on the Open Library blog at http://blog.openlibrary.org/2010/12/09/new-bookreader/.
I’ve been working as an intern here at the Archive since the end of August–a requirement of my Library Technology program at Diablo Valley College. Since I was a professional cook for 20 + years, I undertook consolidating the cookbook … Continue reading
Associated Press Story The books on our Open Library site. Press release: More than doubling the number of books available to print disabled people of all ages, today the Internet Archive launched a new service that brings free access to … Continue reading
At our recent Books in Browsers 2010 event Brewster Kahle and Michael Ang gave a great presentation on the future of the BookReader. Michael just showed us some stats that are being gathered on BookReader usage. We’re excited to have … Continue reading
[wpvideo q5r6AylD] Video of the Books in Browsers presentation, October 21, 2010. If you prefer to read about the contents of this speech, please see below. (You can get the high quality version of this video on the Internet Archive.) … Continue reading
9:05 Bob Stein of If:Book Bob Stein of If:Book showing the value of the conversation around books and how this has been proven in previous generations. 9:39 Richard Nash, ThinkCursor.com, on how discoverability begins with the writer. Writers! yay! 10:18 … Continue reading
The annual event at Internet Archive, Books In Browsers, has just kicked off. A great crowd is here in the newly renovated headquarters. Peter Brantley, organizer of the event, from Internet Archive is introducing the first speaker. 9:23 Allen Noren … Continue reading
Tomorrow is the end of Banned Books week. We have a collection of banned and challenged books that you can find at archive.org. We currently have 74 that can be found on banned and challenged books lists around the internet. … Continue reading
Just back from a stay in Yosemite Valley. Just awesome…as it always has been. So of course I came back and had to check on some of the history and other interesting information about the valley at the Archive. There’s … Continue reading
MegaReader iPhone App Gives Access to Internet Archive's 1.8 Million Free Books in a Personalized Reader
from prweb: Inkstone Software today announces the launch of MegaReader—a highly customizable iPhone eBook reader that gives users the choice of over 1.8 million free books on the internet. The MegaReader app has been designed to tap into book catalogs … Continue reading
Thanks to By Stephanie Steinberg at USA TODAY for the nice writeup about the books for the disabled service at openlibrary.org: Millions of books get digitized for the disabled “For those who are blind, dyslexic or have diseases like multiple … Continue reading
Today, the Internet Archive is pleased to announce 2 new borrowing options through Open Library: Borrowing ebooks through OverDrive – an ebook through your local library We have worked with the team at OverDrive to import about 70,000 new ebook … Continue reading
Checking out digital versions of books that are automatically returned after two weeks is as easy as logging onto the Internet Archive’s Open Library site, announced digital librarian and Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle. By integrating this new service, more … Continue reading
When I talked with Carole Moore, the fantastic librarian from University of Toronto, about 6 years ago, she had a vision of scanning 250,000 books from their libraries. Well, a few days ago she succeeded. ( http://www.archive.org/details/university_of_toronto ) It has … Continue reading