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  1. Google–British Library Partnership to Digitize 250,000 Books

    The Google Books project has scanned over 12 million books, largely thanks to the 40-plus libraries in its Library Projects Partner program. With many major libraries having unique copies of historical texts, partnerships like the one with the...

  2. blinkx Seeks to Acquire MIVA for $1.20 Per Share

    With an index of over 26 million hours of searchable video and more than 350 media partnerships, including national broadcasters, commercial media giants, and private video libraries, blinkx has cemented its position as the premier destination for...

  3. Q&A With Ask.com's Gary Price

    For example, coming up with ways to help utilize some of the library world's content, and just letting people know what libraries have to offer, and how can we work together with libraries. So, Ask.com is very happy with me just going out and...

  4. Does Site Search Matter For The Mags?

    Some sites approach searching much like libraries, where you can search publications, authors and article titles. Magazines are perfectly positioned to take advantage of digital platforms,” according to MPA President and CEO Nina Link.

  5. Microsoft Expands Windows Live Book Search With Two Universities & Submission Service

    Microsoft announced that the University of California and University of Toronto Libraries will be participating in the Windows Live Book Search program. In addition, Microsoft plans on making it easier for publishers to submit content for inclusion...

  6. Building Better Search Interfaces: A Workshop About Exploratory Searches

    Search engines, bibliographic databases and digital libraries provide adequate support for users whose information needs are well-defined. When someone uses a search engine to try to locate information about a subject which they know very little...