Open Source Goodreads Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Goodreads is Open Library, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Goodreads and nine of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Goodreads are lib.reviews (Free, Open Source), inventaire.io (Free, Open Source), Book Catalogue (Free, Open Source) and BookWyrm (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 5, 2021

    1. One web page for every book ever published. It's a lofty but achievable goal.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      We believe that the information we use to make decisions -- about what book to read, what place to stay at or what product to buy -- will be of higher quality if we organize it transparently, through an open community.
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    2. Keep an inventory of your books. Share it with others. Discover the books available in your network!.
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      Most users think inventaire.io is a great alternative to Goodreads.
      arndtadler inventaire.io is a good Idea but does not have the Community functions of goodreads. If you just Want to store you're book lists it is an interesting alternative and it is even possible to import from goodreads.
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    3. This is a simple book catalogue application, to store a list of your books. Books can be added either manually, by ISBN, or by barcode. Features include: The obvious; you can add, edit, and display a list of books Books can be sorted by Author or Title.
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    4. BookWyrm is a social network for tracking your reading, talking about books, writing reviews, and discovering what to read next.
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    5. Dante lets you manage all your books by simply scanning the ISBN barcode of the book. It will automatically grab all information from Googles book database.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      BiblioteQ strives to be a professional cataloging and library management suite. The SRU and Z39.50 protocols are used for retrieving data for books, journals, and magazines.
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    6. A social network for learners to share reviews on learning resources like books, courses, apps, podcasts, newsletters, livestreams etc. Open-source and ActivityPub compliant.
    7. BookWorm is an Android application that allows you to keep track of books you have read and those you intend to read. It is not a book reader. You can enter books by scanning them (product codes), searching for them, or direct form entry. You can rate and comment on each book.
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