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Last edited by Ben Companjen
March 22, 2013 | History

Open Library Community Wiki

This community wiki is designed for collaboration and discussion among Open Library users.


On March 1, 2013 Karen wrote in an email:

Brewster has encouraged me to encourage the idea of creating a working community around OL -- folks who can participate in making changes and fostering sharing. That's all the guidance I have, so I'm assuming that we have to do the heavy lifting to make it happen. Can we work together on a proposal?


It was suggested that ideas be constructed and collected on this wiki, but that discussion is easier on the mailing lists.

Mailing lists

There are three mailing lists:

This wiki

List of current pages:

To create a new page:
1. type the address (e.g. in your browser's address bar
2. see if the page exists (if it is not in the above list, it doesn't exist yet, but do so just to see what happens)
3. if it doesn't exist yet, append ?m=edit to the address (so that it becomes and go.

The new page will automatically appear in the above list when you save it.


Some people sometimes or regularly log in to the #openlibrary channel on Freenode to quickly discuss problems or ideas that are more or less related to Open Library.

History Created March 18, 2013 · 8 revisions

March 22, 2013 Edited by Ben Companjen updated instructions to create new pages.
March 22, 2013 Edited by Lori Ayre Edited without comment.
March 21, 2013 Edited by metasj design
March 21, 2013 Edited by Ben Companjen fixed quote from email formatting
March 18, 2013 Created by Anand Chitipothu Added community page.