Sunday, November 2, 2008

Harvard Says No to Google's book settlement with publishers and authors

News from Chronicle of higher education blog: Harvard Says No Thanks to Google Deal for Scanning In-Copyright Works. After examined Google’s recent legal settlement with publishers and authors, Harvard University announced that the university "would not allow its in-copyright holdings to be scanned by Google Book Search" because of concerns over access to the scanned texts and the prices charged. Waiting to see how Google will respond.

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