The Library of Alexandria: Web 2.0 EditionJuly 16, 2007
What if there was a library which held every book? Not every book on sale, or every important book, or even every book in English, but simply every book—a key part of our planet’s cultural legacy.
Grand in its scale and ambition, the is a spiritual successor to Alexandria’s lost treasure house of knowledge. It differs from similar projects in its inclusivity, with hooks to find a desired book regardless of medium or location, whether it’s a , a print book for sale from a choice of booksellers, an item to borrow from a library or a title available as a .