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  • Mann Library at Cornell University


    The Foundation serves as a home, and provides infrastructure and services to open source communities in the library space.

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  • Linderman Library at Lehigh University


    Members of the Foundation include open source communities and institutions, organizations, corporations and individuals who want to be part of the open source ecosystem.

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    Our supporters are passionate about the sustainability and growth of the open source community in the education space.

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VuFind® Joins the Open Library Foundation

Apr 11

VuFind is joining the foundation in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of VuFind, which is used by hundreds of libraries around the world.

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The Open Library Foundation Names First Open Source Project to its Project Incubation Program

Feb 08

The Open Library Foundation has invited the Library Data Platform (LDP) to be the first open source project to participate in its Project Incubation Program.

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The Advanced Research Consortium Joins the Open Library Foundation as Project Member

Sep 28

The Advanced Research Consortium (ARC) has joined the Open Library Foundation as a Project Member.

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