Questions & Answers Recap On Google Library

Barbara Quint does an excellent roundup of the many questions surrounding the Google Library project in Google’s Library Project: Questions, Questions, Questions from Information Today. What will it cost Google? How can it actually get done in the timeframe predicted? How are duplicates between libraries handled? What do publishers think? This and more are in her article, compiled from talking with Google and gathering from various sources. In the related Google Scholar program, Gary has a bit more info from Google in his Creator of Google Scholar Answers a Few Questions. And some discussion of the Google library book scanning program and questions it raises is ongoing over in our forum thread Something fishy with Google library project?

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