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  •  Does anybody know how openlibrary.org (1+ / 0-)
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    works?

    Apparently you can "check out" ebooks online, but you need to have an account of some kind set up with Library of Congress.  It's run by the University of California.

    I wanted to download this one, Shane, last night:

    https://openlibrary.org/...

    But the link is to an encrypted file with a text message saying you need a PIN from the Library of Congress.  The links explaining how you get one aren't very helpful.

    •  There is a FAQ with (1+ / 0-)
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      how to register included ...

      LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

      by BlackSheep1 on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 07:18:48 PM PST

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      •  or you could ask at your public library (I bet?) (1+ / 0-)
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        RiveroftheWest

        somebody there (not a shelver, a librarian...) should know how this thing works...

        "real" work : a job where you wash your hands BEFORE you use the bathroom...

        by chimene on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 09:30:56 PM PST

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