British Library and Google

June 20, 2011 0

More news on the e-book front: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/perpetualbeta/british-library-and-google-make-250000-books-available-all Google will allow a quarter of a million out-of copyright books from the vast collections of the BL freely available on the web. (“Freely,” of course, still meaning that we don’t pay except in search data, and the BL doesn’t pay, except in giving the texts to Google…)