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U.S. Internet search engine giant Google should not be allowed nearly exclusive rights to out-of-print books for its online publishing venture, critics say.
A team of University of Washington researchers released on Tuesday the first part of a public system that will authenticate video archives of interviews with prosecutors and other participants of the International Crime Tribunal for the Rwandan genocide.
Scholars and others with specialized interests have been turning to Google for information ever since the company began scanning printed books four years ago.
Google Inc has reached a legal settlement with authors and major publishers that paves the way for readers to search through millions of copyrighted books online, browse passages and purchase copies.
What stands a better chance of surviving 50 years from now, a framed photograph or a 10-megabyte digital photo file on your computerâ€™s hard drive?
NEW YORK, Oct.
IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) today announced an entirely new way to preserve digital information, so it can be read decades after it was created despite future changes in digital formats.
By Koehler, Wallace Google and Fair Use In a January 2008 Searcher article, Beth Ashmore and Jill Grogg discuss the Open Content Alliance (OCA) and Amazon.com's book digitization projects.
Courtney Mitchel, of the University of Michigan libraryâ€™s book-shelving department is among hundreds of librarians who spend hours of each day going through almost 600 pages of some of the worldâ€™s oldest books.
By Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The University of California has joined Google Inc.'s bid to scan the book collections of the world's great libraries, the organizations said on Tuesday, marking renewed momentum for a project nearly derailed by stiff resistance from publishers.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.