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February 13, 2020 | History

Open Library Data Dumps

Open Library provides dumps of all its data, generated every month. All of the dumps are formatted as tab separated files with the following columns:


For past dumps, see:

Format of JSON records

A JSON schema for the various types is located at

OL Covers Dump



February 13, 2020 Edited by Drini wording
February 13, 2020 Edited by Drini fix headings
February 13, 2020 Edited by Drini make more concise + add link to past dumps on
January 22, 2020 Edited by Tom Morris Update dump sizes
December 14, 2011 Created by Anand Chitipothu Documented Open Library Data Dumps