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This page provides an overview of 5 articles related to 'open library', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Open Library is an online project intended to create 'one web page for every book ever published'. 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. Open Library began in 2006 with Aaron Swartz as the original engineer and leader of Open Library's technical team. The project is now led by George Oates. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Open Library)

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Metadata related to 'open library' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'open library': 5 (0.3% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'open library' across all Ariadne articles: 8
  • Average number of references to 'open library' per Ariadne article: 1.60
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'open library': 1998-07
  • Trending factor of 'open library': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'open library':

  1. charles oppenheim (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. sue manuel (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. constance rinaldo (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. tom baione (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. judith warnement (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Googlepository and the University Library

Sue Manuel and Charles Oppenheim discuss the concept of Google as a repository within the wider context of resource management and provision in Further and Higher Education.

October 2007, issue53, feature article

ILL: Interlibrary Loan Protocol

Lyndon Pugh and Chris Rusbridge on the National Library of Australia's ILL utility.

July 1998, issue16, project update

JABES 2013

Marlène Delhaye reports on the two-day annual conference organised by the French Agence Bibliographique de l’Enseignement Supérieur (ABES) held in Montpellier, France over 14-15 May 2013.

July 2013, issue71, event report

Retooling Special Collections Digitisation in the Age of Mass Scanning

Constance Rinaldo, Judith Warnement, Tom Baione, Martin R. Kalfatovic and Susan Fraser describe results from a study to identify and develop a cost-effective and efficient large-scale digitisation workflow for special collections library materials.

July 2011, issue67, feature article

Trove: Innovation in Access to Information in Australia

Rose Holley describes a major development in the Australian national digital information infrastructure.

July 2010, issue64, feature article

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