Friday 14 November 2008

What does the Google book deal mean for libraries?

The Association of Research Libraries has posted a 23-page analysis “A Guide for the Perplexed,” designed to help libraries figure out what the deal Google recently reached with publishers and authors over its Book Search program means for them. Prepared by Jonathan Band, a copyright expert who advises the library association on intellectual-property issues, the guide lays out the basic framework of the settlement in ways that non-librarians may also find useful.

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