Show HN: Vellum – An interactive list of nonfiction books reviewed by academics

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  • learn

    A social network of lifelong learners built around humanity's universal learning map.

    This is a fantastic effort! Kudos :-)

    I have been collecting learning resources and their reviews by experts at https://learnawesome.org/ (open-source, built with Ruby on Rails and TailwindCSS). Would you be kind enough to share the raw JSON files for their books?

    LearnAwesome has its own topic taxonomy so it will still require tagging topics manually, but it can save me some effort on scraping/parsing LSE/Nature sites.

  • learn-anything

    Organize world's knowledge, explore connections and curate learning paths

    Your site looks awesome indeed! It reminds me of https://learn-anything.xyz but with a stronger focus on community.

    Here you go! Only the titles and review URLs were taken from the original sites. The rest are from Google Books.

    Science and Nature: https://gist.github.com/PizzaMyHeart/fd264434b2b92ba6dac0871...

    LSE: https://gist.github.com/PizzaMyHeart/c07e162df141ced84509a3f...

    The book tags were taken from the source HTML and seem to have been done very sloppily, especially the Nature ones, so you'd want to create your own tags anyway.

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