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CMS for a website to read ebooks online, and order physical copies

It should have ability to read books online and for some books to order physical copy. I was thinking WordPress. Edit: To clarify. It's website for non-profit and books will be open for anyone to ...
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Bibliography for a specific author

First, this might be off-topic, sorry. I'm not sure whether I'm looking for a piece of software or just a data source. What I'm trying to do is to develop an app for personal use (in python on a mac ...
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Book downloader analogue of youtube-dl?

Is there a sort of youtube-dl for downloading books (like Google Books previews, etc.)?
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Library management system (ILS) for small community with mobile support

In a small community of 30-50 users, we want to manage borrowing of items from a central pool. The usual use case would be to borrow and return items by scanning them with one's own mobile on a meetup....
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Software for song book (booklet)

I want to make a printable document with some song lyrics with chords. Preferably printable as a booklet. I have previously been-copy pasting into word, and printing. So far I have found three ...
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pdf reader that mimics the user-experience of a physical book

I'm using pdf versions of textbooks for college. Digital Pdf readers are in many ways superior to reading a physical book (keyword searching, etc). However, there are certain things that you cannot ...
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Online public database for book readers

I'm looking for an imdb equivalent for books. The site I want to use should have these specific features: book rating reviews tagging books with tags like already read, own, plan to read... support ...
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Free book summary application usable on Linux

The software that I require should be capable of: Document the main events and situations in my story; Link (in some or another way) characters to these events; Link descriptions, characteristics, ...
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rough comparison of files

I want to compare two editions of one book. The book is very long and the editions are close but not identical. I have extracted the texts with OCR. The obtained text-files have mistakes and many ...
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Boost ASIO book

I'm an advanced C++ programmer. I've been using Boost ASIO for a while now (a few years, every now and then), but I'd like to learn everything there's to learn about ASIO; i.e., all the tricks and ...
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Simple and free book library management system (ILS) for a small library

We need help finding a book library management software that would fit our needs: It must be free. It would be great if it is open source, or easily translatable. It must be local / offline / self-...
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Find Goodreads books in Library catalog

I have a huge list of books I want to read in Goodreads. My library has a lot of books I can check out on Overdrive (and a few other sources like OneClickDigital). Is there a web app that can quickly ...
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The best software to create book?

I want to start writing book and I'm interested what software is available on the web. It should have: Be open source. Easy to write. Create LaTeX. Easy to format. Write in easy syntax.
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What to use to publish a free book online?

A relative has written a novel and she decided to put it up online for free. The only hard requirement is that it has to be self-hosted. Is there some book publishing framework or a plugin on top of ...
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Web app for making board with lists

I want to organise my reading plans as groups of lists placed on a board. Here is an example: It is in Russian, but I think it's possible to get the idea: I need to gather lists of books on ...
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Paid software for full research paper, journal article viewing

I need a paid desktop software which can be used to view full research papers, journal articles. There was a software (I don't remember the name) that can be purchased, and that software gives free ...
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How can a reader effectively discern changes in a newer edition of the same book?

This question pertains especially to textbooks (eg: for law, which necessitates new editions every 2 or 3 years), and premises the following: Writing only broadly and briefly about changes, the ...
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I need software for small library

I'm looking for a Windows program to list all the names, authors, year of publication, etc. of my books, with good search options. I would like to fill all my books, authors, year of publication, etc....
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Good CMS for online books

I'm searching for a good Content Management System (CMS), which is appropriate for writing things like an online book. What I'm trying to achieve? What do I search? Basically I would like to have a ...
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Creating a system to track the chapters of the books that I have read

I read a lot of different books (both physical and electronic) at the same time, trying to complete one chapter during each work session. The physical books are in different locations. I'm looking ...
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What database software can easily export variables to a book & website? [closed]

For a project in History and Political Science, I am collecting tons of electoral data, including Names of each, Votes cast to each, Turnout, Rejected Ballots... they've never been digitized yet. ...
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typesetting program for old jewish books

Does anyone know of a free typesetting program that can use I can to do layouts of old Jewish books? I.e. a page of the Talmud like this (tractate shabbat 3a): Shabbat 3a (click image for larger ...
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Personalized storybook-like program that parents and teachers can change the pictures but not the text

I want to create a storybook and give it to other users who then should be able to alter the images of the storybook but not the text. This storybook will be retasked to teach autistic and ...
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Digital Library / File Management

Similar to this question with an answer recommending Koha and my own question about library / book lending software, but with vastly different requirements. Requirements Accessible by at least 75 ...
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Library / Book Lending Software

I'm looking for a software package to manage lending physical books, and potentially other physical items such as computer hardware, optical disks, or tools. Requirements Accessible by at least 100 ...
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Book management software for library

Is there any kind of system (web or desktop) that allows managing a small library? Users that search for available books, then register taking them out and returning them, admins that add new books as ...