Monday, January 05, 2009

Google Hopes to Open a Trove of Little-Seen Books - NYTimes.com

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Ever since Google began scanning printed books four years ago, scholars and others with specialized interests have been able to tap a trove of information that had been locked away on the dusty shelves of libraries and in antiquarian bookstores.

According to Dan Clancy, the engineering director for Google book search, every month users view at least 10 pages of more than half of the one million out-of-copyright books that Google has scanned into its servers.

Google Hopes to Open a Trove of Little-Seen Books - NYTimes.com

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