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Berkman Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"We're grateful to Berkman for coordinating this historic effort to create a Digital Public Library of America and to fulfill the vision of an open, d...

Will You Ever Be Able To Lend Your eBooks From Amazon?

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon.com Inc. is going to allow the lending of e-books purchased from its Kindle Store. The online retailer announced the upcoming feature in a dis...

Thomas Jefferson Dreamed Of Knowledge As 'Common Property'

The New York Review of Books | Robert Darnton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Can we create a National Digital Library? That is, a comprehensive library of digitized books that will be easily accessible to the general public. Si...

Number Of Books Digitized For The Disabled Will Be DOUBLED

USA Today | Stephanie Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For those who are blind, dyslexic or have diseases like multiple sclerosis and have difficulty turning book pages, reading the latest best seller just...

Google Books May Change Copyright Law And Privacy

San Jose Mercury News | Mike Swift | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SAN JOSE -- Sometime in the near future, a federal judge will decide whether Google can proceed with its plan to create a digital library and bookstor...

Google Books Gets Its Day In Court

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — A judge Thursday questioned whether Google and lawyers for authors and publishers went too far when they struck a deal that would let...

Google And The New Digital Future

The New York Review of Books | Robert Darnton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Robert Darnton The New York Review of Books November 9 is one of those strange dates haunted by history. On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell, s...