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ibiblio in 40 – 50 words

Paul, · Categories: General, Information Commons, Virtual Communities

So, I have to describe ibiblio.org’s past 12 years and its future communicating clearly what the project is designed to do and how it changes and improves people’s lives while “situating the benefit within a specific business or institutional context” in less than 50 words!
Suggestions are welcome.
My first cut is:

ibiblio.org, which began its life as sunsite.unc.edu in 1992, is a contributor-run digital library and archive serving the world. ibiblio began as a way to share and support all kinds of free software, we now host over 1500 non-software related information sharing projects on almost every conceivable subject.

That’s 48 words.

5 Responses to “ibiblio in 40 – 50 words”

  1. justin says:

    Created as sunsite.unc.edu in 1992, ibiblio.org was one of the first sites on the new “world wide web,” promoting the goal of sharing and supporting free software projects, including the increasingly popular Linux distributions. It currently hosts over 1500 non-software related sites on almost every conceivable subject.

  2. justin says:

    i also had to take a look at the article in wikipedia, for grins and giggles:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ibiblio

  3. Paul Jones says:

    Begun as sunsite.unc.edu in 1992, ibiblio is a contributor-run digital library and archive serving over 12 million requests world-wide daily. A pioneer site on the Web, ibiblio began as a way to share and support free software and has grown to host over 1500 non-software information sharing projects on every conceivable subject.

  4. Paul Jones says:

    ibiblio, which began as sunsite.unc.edu in 1992, is an information commons, contributor-run digital library and archive. Originally a way to share and support all kinds of free software, the ibiblio now hosts over 1500 non-software related sharing projects on almost every conceivable subject handling over 12 million requests/day.

  5. Paul Jones says:

    ibiblio, which began as sunsite.unc.edu in 1992, is an information commons and contributor-run digital library. Originally a way to share and support all kinds of free software, ibiblio also hosts over 1500 non-software related sharing projects on almost every conceivable subject and handles over 12 million requests/day.

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