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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

GOOGLE LIKES EXPRESSO…

So much so that they’ve granted its maker, On Demand Books, access to the digital scans they’ve performed of two million books in the public domain:

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Note: I’m in favor of Google’s attempt to make all books ever published available online-- but I think we all knew that a price would need to paid at some point for Google’s Herculean efforts in that regard. If that price is fees paid by persons who desire a print copy of a public domain book that’s available full-text (and free) online, then I think it’s a small price to pay for value received.

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