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I would like to ask if there is any good program for ubuntu 12.04 to organize a library of books.I want to mention that I also have books written in my native language (Greek) and I have books written in other languages like English,French, etc too .So basically I need an application which can fetch information from databases for Greek books.

For example - Adding a Greek (ISBN) book database source and when I type the ISBN of the book in the program ,it should find the book from that databases.

Is this possible? I already tried Tellico and GCstar but they were unable to find books with Greek ISBN .I tried to add a Greek book source but it wasn't successful.

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Have you tried Calibre , Install it from Ubuntu Software Centre. –  atenz Jun 23 '12 at 9:12
    
Can you add real books or only e-books?If it can,does it have the ability to add where the book is placed in the library?And how do you add sources where it can fetch info for Greek books? –  underdog012 Jun 23 '12 at 9:32
    
Only ebooks can be added, also supports fetching info from custom sources. For further info view this. –  atenz Jun 23 '12 at 9:38
    
In which point exactly does it say that you can add custom sources? –  underdog012 Jun 23 '12 at 9:56
    
Adding sources here means getting rss or news feeds from books site , see faq. But if your source is a network library, or book sites , both can be done in calibre. –  atenz Jun 23 '12 at 10:33
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I successfully added this Greek z39.50 source to Tellico, and executed some searches. I don't know whether the coverage is enough for the books you have, but you might want to give it a shot.

http://irspy.indexdata.com/full.html?id=Z39.50%3A193.108.161.35%3A210%2FADVANCE

ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟ ΑΝΟΙΚΤΟ ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ
Host: 193.108.161.35
Port: 210
DB: ADVANCE
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Thanks.I can confirm it works for the e-books that I own. –  underdog012 Aug 19 '12 at 16:42
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