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Tuesday, 28 October 2008

Today's News

October 28, 2008

by Suzan Abrams

Graeme Neill reports in The Bookseller today, that Google has agreed to pay £80 million to settle a lengthy legal dispute with US publishers over its book scanning programme.
The settlement which is subject to court approval, will create online access to millions of in-copyright books, and other documents, in the US, sourced from various collections of participating libraries.
Presently, Google Book Search allows users to browse millions of books online and with respect to out of copyright titles, read an extract out of the entire text.

Please read the rest of this very interesting article HERE.

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