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Google Print For Libraries Proves Challenging

Details, details-such is the Achilles’ Hell of the visionary temperament. When Google put forth a massive online literary digitization effort, the scholar, the literati, the purist self-educator, the mousey, bucked-toothed, four-eyed little girl in all of us cheered the soon-to-be nearer reach of all those words. But visions, especially the grandiose, face the speed bumps, the hurdles, of real world logic-or worse, lawyers.

Daniel Versus Gooliath

I spoke to Daniel Brandt of Google-Watch today about his latest article about Google Print and possible privacy implications. Daniel’s long-standing issue with Google is its collection of individual user data, which he believes could be used against people.

Google, Libraries, and Privacy

As you have no doubt heard by now, five major libraries have agreed to let Google digitize all or part of their collections.

Google Works with Libraries to Expand Print Program

The Libraries of Harvard, Stanford, the University of Michigan, the University of Oxford, and The New York Public Library Join with Google to Digitally Scan Library Books and Make Them Searchable Online.

Java FTP client libraries reviewed

This article explains how to write FTP client code in Java using available libraries. It compares an exhaustive list of FTP libraries, presents pros and cons of each library, and helps decision makers choose the most appropriate one for their needs.

Library Cross Reference

This is a cross reference of libraries needed by Skunkware and other binary packages and where to obtain the library or other needed tool. You know you need a library when the program fails to work; sometimes it is friendly enough to tell you what it needs, but sometimes it is not.

Develop Faster With Tag Libraries

For easier and faster development, Struts provides five tag libraries that act and function just like other JSP tag libraries: HTML, Bean, Logic, Template, and Nested. This three-part article series covers the HTML tag library. Part 1 discusses how to configure a Struts application to use this library and its first group of tags, Part 2 explains the second group of tags, and Part 3 demonstrates an application that uses this library.