Editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
Free • Open Source
What is Open Library?
One web page for every book ever published. It's a lofty but achievable goal.
Book database and digital lending libraryIts book information is collected from the Library of Congress, other libraries, and Amazon.com, as well as from user contributions through a Wiki-like interface.
Open Library claims to have 6 million authors and 20 million books (not works), and about one million Public Domain books are available as digitized books.