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The Open Library Foundation ensures the availability, accessibility and sustainability of open source and open access projects for and by libraries.

WOLFcon 2023 Chicago IL August 22-24

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WOLFcon 2023 will be August 22-24, 2023 at the University of Chicago. Learn More

  • 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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  • Perkins Library at Duke University


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

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Introducing The Open Resource Sharing Coalition (OpenRS)

Aug 22

Partnership Between Libraries, Open Source Developers, and Vendors to Enhance Consortial Resource Sharing

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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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Thanks to everyone who joined us for the VuFind® Summit at WOLFcon 2023 last week. All slides have been posted at -- video recordings will be shared as soon as editing is complete.