Google Book Search moves along

The American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries and the Association of Research Libraries have implored that a federal judge to pay special attention to the class-action settlement between Google,authors and publishers in the Google Book Search controversy. In a court filling the three groups …


Google’s Book Search still under scrutiny

Google’s controversial Book Search has been under the microscope from many angles over the past few months. Recently, the Justice Department has begun an inquiry into the antitrust implications of the settlement between Google and the authors and publishers. The settlement was announced in October, and it grants …


Books go digital with Google

In recent months, Google has been working diligently to digitize the print world. Google has scanned millions of works and successfully digitized them for its new Book Search program, allowing for the contents of the books to be searchable and available on the internet. Like many of Google’s …