Latest Library 2.0 Stories

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.

2009-06-02 09:55:00

Google announced on Monday that it intends to begin selling new e-books online sometime this year.

2009-05-29 12:11:55

The European Union's executive body is going to study Google’s plans to make money from its books, which are available online, after Germany said the Internet search giant's project openly disregards EU copyright laws.

2009-05-28 07:00:00

Proprietary Annotation Platform Enables Stakeholders and Experts to view all Relevant Documents and Engage in Dynamic, Contextual Discussion for Public Record NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- SharedBook Inc., the custom publishing enabler, announces the launch of a new digital platform to facilitate public debate on Google's settlement with the book publishing industry in an unprecedented way, using SharedBook's patented digital annotation technology.

2009-04-28 13:24:13

Amazon, the maker of the Kindle e-book reader, is reaffirming its presence in the electronic book market with the purchase of Lexcycle, a year-old company that makes the iPhone e-book application Stanza.

2009-04-06 10:11:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google's proposed settlement with authors and publishers raises antitrust concerns, Consumer Watchdog said today and the nonpartisan, nonprofit group called on the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene.

2009-04-04 12:50:00

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.

2009-03-25 09:18:00

Largest Author Focused Online Directory Provides Innovative Marketing Platform for All Authors NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- FiledBy, Inc. today announced the Beta launch of filedbyauthor at http://www.filedby.com.

2009-01-06 12:31:43

Scholars and others with specialized interests have been turning to Google for information ever since the company began scanning printed books four years ago.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.