~ Archive for December 14, 2004 ~

Article on copyright myths


Written to warn bloggers, this list of eight copyright myths applies to
any kind of online information use and stresses the need not to assume
that a work can be freely reused. (source; beSpacific)

Google collaborates with major research libraries on massive digitization project


Harvard, Stanford, University of Michigan, Oxford and the New York
Public Library are opening up their collections for a pilot project
that will involve scanning and digitization of books which can be
searched by Google.  The partnership between Google and the
research libraries was announced on 12/13.  A Chronicle of Higher Education article goes into detail about the potential of this partnership in numbers of volumes.  The New York Times also has words on the collaboration.  The mind reels. 

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