Internet Archive BookReaderby lmemsm updated January 30, 2012
The Internet Archive BookReader is used to view books from the Internet Archive and other sources.

Software Details

Javascript based online ebook reader. The BookReader was developed by the Internet Archive and open source contributors to provide online access to scanned books. It includes the following features:

  • Single-Page, Two-page, and Thumbnail view
  • Zoom
  • Right-to-left page progression (e.g. for Yiddish and Chinese)
  • Full-text search with highlighting of search results
  • Support for foldouts and variable page size
  • In-Browser Text-To-Speech
  • Embeddable
  • Bookmark-friendly URLs
  • Works with a variety of image servers, or a simple directory of images
  • Simple access control


Operating systems: Operating system with a web server
Dependencies: JQuery

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