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About OBNB

This website is an independent data source created by Good Stuff and based around the British Library's Open British National Bibliography and other sources of open data to provide a simple listing of every book published in the British Isles.

Data Sources, Credits and Copyright

The Open British National Bibliography is published by the British Library, and contains records of all books and serials published in the UK and Ireland since the 1950s. It is published under a Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication licence and is used here under the terms of that licence.

Book cover images are from a variety of sources, including

Between them, these cover the majority of images on this site. Some gaps are filled in directly from publisher sources.

Design and programming is by Good Stuff Ltd.

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