Big Ten Joins Google Book Project

Jun 06, 2007 By GENARO C. ARMAS, Associated Press Writer

(AP) -- Twelve major universities will digitize select collections in each of their libraries - up to 10 million volumes - as part of Google Inc.'s book-scanning project. The goal: a shared digital repository that faculty, students and the public can access quickly.



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