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ibiblio.org is the Public's Library and Digital Archive

"We help people who want to share information freely and legally"

  1. Created in 1992 as sunsite.unc.edu
  2. In 1998 we became metalab.unc.edu
  3. In 2000 we became ibiblio.org

We are now enjoying our 15th year of service to the Net.

Radically Dedicated to Open Source, Open Information and Open Access

  • Using Open Source software exclusively
  • Distributing Open Source software widely including Multiple Linux distros, Eclipse, etc
  • Fostering Open Source software projects
  • Fostering and participating in Open Source Documentation including The Linux Documentation Project
  • Hosting and fostering Open Source software discussions
  • Creating Open Source software projects in use worldwide including Lyceum
  • Hosting Open Information sharing projects
  • Hosting and using Open Formats including ogg for radio, mp4 and mp7 for video, etc
  • Hosting and participating in International Creative Commons including iCommons

Some ibiblio metrics

2002 2006 (late)
800 Collections 1600+ Collections
3 million ftp+www/day 15+ million ftp+www/day
1 terabyte of data 8 terabytes of data
1 large server 22 www/vhosts
5 database servers
4 radio stations 7 radio stations

Some Notable Projects (hosted)

ibiblio on National Lambda Rail

National Lambda Rail Weather Map

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