The GoogleBooksproject has scanned over 12 million books, largely thanks to the 40-plus libraries in its Library Projects Partner program. Google will then take and digitize those works, making them available for non-commercial use to anyone who...
We want to see these books have the broadest reach possible -- the books we scan are available for inclusion in Europeana, of which the Florence Library is a founding member, and other digital libraries.
At SES Chicago 2009 on Wednesday, December 9, at 12:30 p.m.there will be a drawing to give away the "largest marketing library. If you read even a couple of these books, then you will be the smarter than a 5th grader.
Google has reached an agreement with the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers (AAP), which represented a broad class of authors and publishers to expand online access to in-copyright books and other written materials in the U.S.
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Library which is also part of this project. The University has one of the largest collections of
historical documents and books in the US, accounting for about 7.2 million
holdings. University of Wisconsin-Madison Joins Google Book Search Project
The University houses the famous Wisconsin Historical Society Library which is also part of this project. The University has one of the largest collections of historical documents and books in the US, accounting for about 7.2 million holdings.
Reuters reports that The Complutense University of Madrid, a Spanish
university, is to join the Google Book Search scan project as the first
library to join in a "non-English-speaking country. University's library is the second largest in the...
Google is now offering free, downloadable versions of public domain books
that you can find in Google Book search. Google's not the only place offering electronic, downloadable books. explains what booksGoogle considers to be in
the public domain.
WBG, a German publisher, today decided to drop its petition for preliminary
injunction against the GoogleBooksLibraryProject. It's our belief that the display of short snippets from in-copyright books does
not infringe German copyright law.
Building a Universal Library a huge undertaking, and not just because the physical effort of scanning tens of millions of books is in itself such a massive task. Fortunately, much of the new information created by humans is now in digital format...
The Library Scanning project: I think
they're probably fine on the legal grounds of making an index of copyrighted
works. Google wasn't the first to do digitize books, but they certainly accelerated it.
Google's LibraryProject Passes the One Year Mark. Google gave me the heads-up late Friday that a new feature allowing
publishers to sell online versions of their books through SEPARATE GOOGLELIBRARY PROGRAM.
These digital resources range from images at the Library of Congress to audio files, reference books such as dictionaries, articles from online journals, and electronic books. The Google Print LibraryProject: A Copyright Analysis.
When people make inquiries using Google's search engine and they come up with references to books, they are just as likely to come to this fine institution to look up those references as they are to buy them," he said, referring to the Public...
Google's LibraryProject (to digitize materials founnd in five large libraries and then offer snippets from that material) is a part of the complete GBS program. They already offer some e-books and documents for purchase and downloading.
It hasn't escaped the mainstream press either, nor the authors of recent books on the industry (John Battelle, David Vise), that the search marketing industry is about people and the way they interact with one another, represent themselves to the...
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