Group Lays Out Arguments Against Google Books Deal (New York Times)

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Last week, we reported that Amazon , Microsoft and Yahoo were joining a new coalition of individuals, companies, libraries and nonprofit groups that are opposing the far-reaching settlement of a lawsuit between Google and groups representing publishers and authors.

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Google to give libraries say on prices for scanned books (Computerworld)

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

IDG News Service – The University of Michigan has become the first library to amend its book scanning deal with Google, following a proposed settlement that Google reached last year with authors and publishers that sued it.

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Google to Give Libraries Say on Prices for Scanned Books (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

The University of Michigan has become the first library to amend its book scanning deal with Google, following a proposed settlement that Google reached last year with authors and publishers that sued it.

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Google Book-Scanning Pact to Give Libraries Input on Price (New York Times)

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

The agreement would give some libraries a degree of oversight over the prices that Google could charge for its vast digital library.

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Libraries skeptical of Google books settlement (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Skeptical library groups asked on Monday for “rigorous oversight” of Google’s agreement with authors and publishers that would allow it to put millions of books online.

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Google and the libraries (International Herald Tribune)

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Google executives sound like they are doing the world an immense favor by digitizing books.

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