Inventaire is a free open source platform for cataloguing and sharing physical books, with its own database of titles based on Wikidata.

You can follow at:

➡️ @inventaire (in English and French)

The Inventaire site is at

It's a good platform for any group or individual who wants to run their own library.

Kiwix is a free open source app for offline viewing and searching of Wikipedia, Gutenberg, StackExchange etc. It lets you use and distribute physical copies of websites entirely offline.

You can follow at:

➡️ @kiwix

The app is available for Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and iPhone/iPad from

Libreture promotes DRM-free ebooks, has a directory of DRM-free bookshops, and provides an online ecosystem (storage, reading lists etc) specifically designed for DRM-free ebooks. You can follow them at:

➡️ @libreture

Their site is at

(DRM-free means that you can keep the book you buy forever, and use it on any device you choose, even if the bookshop closes down.)

Lilith Saintcrow is a prolific novelist and long-time Fediverse user. You can follow her at:

➡️ @lilithsaintcrow

She also has a website and blog at

Her books often include fantasy, sci-fi and otherworldly elements.

BookWyrm is a new open federated alternative to Goodreads, and part of the Fediverse:

➡️ @bookwyrm

You can post about books you're reading, and interact with others on BookWyrm, Mastodon etc.

The platform is still a work in progress:

The flagship instance is at:

Development git is here:

Translate Science is a new initiative to promote translation of scientific articles, books, papers etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @TranslateScience

The project's website is at

The project's account is on Fediscience, a Mastodon instance for scientists:

Samuel Pepys was an important public official in 17th Century London, who helped to run the English navy and reported to the King. He also kept a secret diary where he was surprisingly honest about his personal life between 1660 - 1669.

You can follow the diary in real time (currently 1668) at:

➡️ @samuelpepys

The maintainer's website is at

Spearhafoc is a comic book creator currently focusing on pulp interpretations of classic characters from history and literature. You can follow at:

➡️ @Spearhafoc

Spearhafoc's website is at

Libreture promotes DRM-free eBooks and digital comics by providing services like online storage, reading lists, a DRM-free bookshop directory and more.

You can follow at:

➡️ @libreture

Official site is at

DRM-free means you get to keep books you buy, even if the bookshop closes down.

DRM books disappear forever when stores close down (for example:

Inventaire is a free open source platform for cataloguing and sharing physical books, with its own database of titles built upon Wikidata.

You can follow the project at:


The website is at

Readlebee is a planned free open source alternative to Amazon's Goodreads, and is currently under development:


Developers can contribute to Readlebee at:

Non-developers can contribute to Readlebee by adding to the Inventaire open database of books (which Readlebee uses):


This is a brand new server run by the main developers of the project as a spin-off of 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!