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Open Library – One Web Page for Every Book Ever Published

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. One web page for every book ever published To build it, we need hundreds of millions of book records, a brand new database infrastructure for handling huge amounts of dynamic… Read More ›

digitizing books, books

Putting 600,000 Books Online for Free

Max Kaiser has published “Putting 600,000 Books Online: the Large-Scale Digitisation Partnership between the Austrian National Library and Google“(licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License) in the latest issue of LIBER Quarterly. Here is the abstract. In a public-private partnership with Google, the Austrian National Library is digitising its historical book holdings. Some 600,000 volumes… Read More ›

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Free eBooks for Children

To make use of free eBook resources for children, these are the list of quality sources ! And, there is a project which you can contribute to an open children dictionary for kids. Friendly eBooks for Children International Children’s Digital Library is the largest digital collections of children’s book, ICDL contains over 4,400 books in 54… Read More ›

YouBooker, a book is a community

A Book Is A Community

You are what you think. You are what you read. You are what you do. You are what you publish.   You might express yourself through writing, drawing, photography, scrapbook, animation, comic, singing, talking, video and filming even gaming  …… storytelling is 21st century has so many ways.   A book in 21st century could… Read More ›

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It’s a Digital World, so Why not Digital Textbooks ?

We live in a digital world. Look back on the history of digital cameras replacing traditional cameras–no one will ask why it happened, it just did. E-books on e-readers had already drawn much attention and, of course, market share from paper books in these past years.The internet, delivering information and knowledge in thousands of ways… Read More ›

“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
"I'm calling for investments in educational technology that will help create digital tutors that are as effective as personal tutors, educational software as compelling as the best video game," President Barack Obama said while touring a tech-focused Boston school (year 2011).