Full Text Books: The Internet Archive’s “Open Library” Announces New and Enhanced Features
In a blog post titled, “Celebrating 20 Years of the Internet Archive with an Open Library Feature Bonanza,” the Internet Archive’s Jessamyn West (yes, THE Jessamyn West), provides a look at several new and improved features now available from The Open Library.
- The Return of Full Text Search (Faster than Ever)
- A New Online Book Reader
- A New Open Library Client, a Command Line Tool For Developers
- New Features (Requested by Users) to Make Book Borrowing Easier, Faster
Read the Complete Blog Post For Details and Links
Kudos to all involved.
Happy 20th to the wonderful, important and ESSENTIAL Internet Archive.
Brewster and the Entire IA Team Rock!
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.