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Alexandria is a GNOME application to help you manage your book collection. It is free software, covered by the GNU General Public Li
Alexandria is a GNOME application to help you manage your book collection.
It is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License and provided without any warranties of any kind.
Here are some key features of "Alexandria":
retrieves and displays book information (including cover pictures) from several online libraries, such as Amazon, Proxis , Barnes and Noble, the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Amadeus Buch ;
allows books to be added and updated by hand ;
enables searches either by EAN/ISBN, title, authors or keyword ;
saves data using the YAML format ;
can import and export data into ONIX, Tellico and EAN/ISBN-list formats ;
generates from your libraries XHTML web pages themable with CSS ;
allows marking your books as loaned, each with the loan-date and the name of the person who has borrowed them ;
features an HIG-compliant user interface ;
shows books in different views (standard list or icons list), that can be filtered and/or sorted;
handles book rating and notes ;
supports CueCat barcode readers ;
includes translations for several languages.
Ruby/GdkPixbuf2 and Ruby/GConf2.
What's New in This Release:
This release ships a workaround for a Ruby 1.8.3 bug with YAML serialization of big numbers. The data model has been modified to serialize the loaning dates differently and Alexandria should also be backward compatible with libraries generated by previous versions.
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