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2008-07-04 03:00:11

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.

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2008-05-24 10:15:00

Microsoft’s effort to scan whole libraries and make the content searchable has been put on indefinite hiatus in a sign that the company may be backing off their aggressive Google attack.

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2008-04-25 14:30:00

Courtney Mitchel, of the University of Michigan library’s book-shelving department is among hundreds of librarians who spend hours of each day going through almost 600 pages of some of the world’s oldest books.

2006-08-09 09:32:43

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.

2006-08-09 01:05:00

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.

2005-10-03 06:30:00

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.


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