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  1. Google Book Search Wins Victory In German Challenge

    I wrote earlier this month of a French lawsuit becoming the third one I knew about filed against Google over its book scanning project. And the Court also rejected the WBG's argument that the scanning of its books in the U.S.infringed German...

  2. Daily SearchCast, June 6, 2006: Yahoo MyWeb Gets New Look, More Features; Google Spreadsheets Want Your Tabular Data; The ODP Rigs The Alaskan Governor Election On Google; Baidu's Kickin' Commercial

    Association of American Publishers Sues Google over Library Digitization Plan and Google's Library Scanning Project Heads to Court (action by the Authors Google's shot across the Microsoft Excel bow with Google Spreadsheets; Google faces another...

  3. Daily SearchCast, Dec. 14, 2005: Google Homepage Becomes More Customizable; Google Accounts System Needs Better Accounting; Been Googleshanked?; Google Library Scanning Project Turns 1; Yahoo's

    Today's search podcast covers Google letting developers help others customize its home page; Yahoo Konfabulator being renamed Yahoo Widgets to reflect the software widgets it makes available; Google Accounts needing to be improved and...

  4. Google Catalogs Goes Offline for Retooling

    Google Catalogs is/was not only useful (save a tree kind of thing) but also a great demo of ocr scanning technology that I would think has some place in the Google Book Search/Google Library Project. I have a hunch (no official word whatsoever...

  5. Harvard's Involvement in Google Library Project

    For the time being, Harvard has confined the scanning of its collections largely to books in the public domain and limited the initial scanning to about 40,000 volumes. Katie Hafner's NY Times article: At Harvard, A Man, a Plan, and a Scanner...

  6. Upcoming Google Print Debates

    Can't wait for the court fights over Google Print's library scanning program? AAP can't make it due to a scheduling conflict, but they gave us plenty of other recommendations), plus a publisher that is pro and another that is con the scanning...