Google Steams Forward with Book Search Effort

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Google Steams Forward with Book Search Effort

Just featured at WebmasterWorld this morning, Google Restarts Controversial Book Digitizing Plan.

Google is resuming its controversial project to digitise millions of books and make them searchable on the net.

Google is pumping $200m (£110m) into creating a digital archive of millions of books from four top US libraries – the libraries of Stanford, Michigan and Harvard universities, and of the New York Public Library – by 2015.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

Barry Schwartz, Search Engine Roundtable Search Forum Coverage – Barry Schwartz is the Editor of Search Engine Roundtable and President of RustyBrick, Inc., a Web services firm specializing in customized online technology that helps companies decrease costs and increase sales.

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