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Open Library Scheduled Hardware Maintenance

Open Library will be down for 3 hours starting from Dec 24, 10:00PM SF Time (PST, UTC/GMT -8 hours) due to a scheduled hardware maintenance.

We’ll post updates here and on @openlibrary twitter.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Originally posted on The Open Library Blog by Anand Chitipothu.
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Written by internetarchive

December 24, 2014 at 4:46 pm

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Open Library Scheduled Hardware Maintenance

Open Library will be down from 5:00PM to 6:00PM SF Time (PDT, UTC/GMT -7 hours) on Tuesday October 21, 2014 due to a scheduled hardware maintenance.

We’ll post updates here and on @openlibrary twitter.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Originally posted on The Open Library Blog by Anand Chitipothu.

Written by internetarchive

October 21, 2014 at 1:59 pm

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Open Library Scheduled Hardware Maintenance

Open Library will be down from 6:00PM to 8:00PM SF Time (PDT, UTC/GMT -7 hours) on August 19, 2014 due to a scheduled hardware maintenance.

We’ll post updates here and on @openlibrary twitter.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Originally posted on The Open Library Blog by Anand Chitipothu.

Written by internetarchive

August 19, 2014 at 5:33 pm

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The Internet’s Own Boy premieres today

The Internet’s Own Boy, the documentary about Aaron Swartz, premieres online and in theaters today. From the film’s website

The Internet’s Own Boy follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz’s help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz’s groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to information access that ensnared him in a two-year legal nightmare. It was a battle that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26. Aaron’s story touched a nerve with people far beyond the online communities in which he was a celebrity. This film is a personal story about what we lose when we are tone deaf about technology and its relationship to our civil liberties.

Here is Aaron’s blog post, from 2007, announcing Open Library. We wouldn’t have gotten to where we are without him and we miss him.

Our goal is to build the world’s greatest library, then put it up on the Internet free for all to use and edit. Books are the place you go when you have something you want to share with the world — our planet’s cultural legacy. And never has there been a bigger attempt to bring them all together.

Here are his slides from his “Building the Open Library” talk also in 2007.

screen shot from Aaron Swartz's slides, Building Open Library

Originally posted on The Open Library Blog by Jessamyn West.

Written by internetarchive

June 27, 2014 at 9:46 pm

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Open Library Scheduled Hardware Maintenance

Open Library will be down from 5:00PM to 6:00PM SF time (PDT, UTC/GMT -7 hours) on April 1, 2014 due to a scheduled hardware maintenance.

We’ll post updates here and on @openlibrary twitter.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Originally posted on The Open Library Blog by Anand Chitipothu.

Written by internetarchive

April 1, 2014 at 7:06 pm

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Open Library Scheduled Maintenance

Open Library will be down from 4:00PM to 4:30PM SF time (PDT, UTC/GMT -7 hours) on March 25, 2014 due to a scheduled hardware maintenance.

We’ll post updates here and on @openlibrary twitter.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Originally posted on The Open Library Blog by Anand Chitipothu.

Written by internetarchive

March 25, 2014 at 5:46 pm

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Open Library Scheduled Downtime

Open Library will be down from during the following time due to a scheduled power outage.

  • Tuesday, April  16 – 7:00AM to 12:00 noon
  • Wednesday, April 17 – 2:00PM to 7:00PM

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Originally posted on The Open Library Blog by Anand Chitipothu.

Written by internetarchive

April 16, 2013 at 1:56 pm

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