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The number of book titles accessible to people who are blind or dyslexic is small, even though audio versions of best-sellers fill store shelves and new technology fuels the popularity of digitized books.
On Wednesday French publishers launched a second lawsuit against Google Inc for digitally scanning their books for its online library.
Google Inc issued a publicly apology over the weekend to a number of Chinese authors, excusing itself for inadequate communication with them before it began scanning their books into its digital library.
In a controversial effort to digitize the world's books, Google is set to start scanning Europe's cultural treasures -- starting in France, where the US giant got a digital foothold this week.
PITTSBURGH, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University Libraries and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh have created a joint digital archive of Andrew Carnegie materials on the Web at http://diva.library.cmu.edu/carnegie/.
By Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Jun. 15--TechMan remembers when the Internet was emerging in the '90s and newspapers and magazines carried glowing articles about how all human knowledge would be available to everyone in searchable form.
By Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc. is set on Monday to unveil a consortium that aims to make books, audio and video more easily accessible online, while addressing publishers' objections about the dangers to copyright.