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.

  • 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? – und3rd06012 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? – und3rd06012 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

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.


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  • Thanks.I can confirm it works for the e-books that I own. – und3rd06012 Aug 19 '12 at 16:42

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