All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Book Scanning’

Google Denied Request For Stay In Book Scanning Suit

Google has been denied a stay in its lawsuit over book scanning, which has been going on for about three quarters of a decade. Jeff John Roberts at PaidContent points to a court order from the Judge, discussing why it feels a stay would be unproductive. U.S. Circuit Judge Denny Chin said in the order, “On August 14, 2012, the …

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Google’s Book Scanning from the Library Project May be Subject to Lawsuits

Back in 2004, Google started a projection in cooperation with several major research libraries to scan digital copies of existing book collections into an archive online. The project was titled, the Liberty Project, and was operating under the principles of fair use, which allow certain publications to be utilized for research and educational purposes without paying royalties to their authors. …

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Google To Digitize Indian Palm Leaves

Google digitizes books on a fairly regular basis, but it’s not every day that manuscripts made of palm leaves join the “to-do” pile.  That’s the case, however, at the University of Mysore in India, where over 800,000 documents are set to be brought into the twenty-first century.

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