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2011-03-28 15:56:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest business unit Serials Solutions and HathiTrust today announced an agreement to enable full-text search of the entire HathiTrust collection of digitized scholarly books from the Summon(TM) web-scale discovery service. Researchers and faculty at institutions with the Summon(TM) service will be able to use the library's own website to search the full text of its print books and serials, and discover materials relevant to their research...

2008-07-04 03:00:11

By Anonymous Oh, Pooh!! This issue contains a very well-thought-out, carefully researched, cautionary article on the legal status and future of Google Book Search ("Good and Evil in the Garden of Digitization: Google and Fair Use" by Wallace Koehler, pp. 24-27, 57). Professor Koehler is a long-time contributor to Searcher magazine and a highly respected colleague. Nevertheless, based on sheer enthusiasm, idiosyncratic personal taste, visions of universal wisdom and joy, and a set of Harry...