Latest Library 2.0 Stories

2009-09-09 07:05:00

Opponents of a class action lawsuit settlement that would allow Google to dramatically expand its library of digital books submitted a flurry of last-minute court arguments on Tuesday.

2009-09-01 09:15:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaplan Publishing announced that by working with LibreDigital and Lexcycle, five titles for law and nursing students are now available at the iTunes(R) store via the award winning Stanza eReader with more titles expected soon.

2009-08-27 06:10:00

Microsoft, Yahoo!, Amazon, and non-profit library associations have joined forces to fight a legal settlement which would allow Google to digitize and sell books.

2009-08-26 14:30:00

Library Scholar Peter Brantley and Antitrust Expert Gary Reback Spearhead Open Book Alliance to Protect Consumers and Competition in the Emerging Digital Book Market SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.

2009-07-25 13:45:59

Google's book scanning project is already facing anti-trust criticism and awaiting court approval, and now it has also raised concerns amongst privacy advocates and civil liberties groups.

2009-07-06 09:26:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is leveraging its extensive research of end-users, librarians and faculty search behaviors to drive the creation of an all-new platform that will redefine the search experience for library users around the world.

2009-07-03 11:40:00

Reports say that US anti-trust regulators are investigating a $125 million deal Google made with book publishers to settle copyright issues.

2009-06-02 16:15:00

US researchers have created a digital library and search engine that now holds more than 1 million journal articles and can be easily accessed by anyone.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.