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Google

A publicly-traded company primarily offering a web portal. Originally a search engine in the 1990s and early 2000s, Google expanded to online messaging, e-mail services, web video, mobile phones and so forth. Google monetizes its operations primarily through advertisements. It was founded in 1998. See also: Yahoo.
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We consider two sources of text: the Congressional Record from 1873 to 2011, and Google Ngrams, which begins in 1520 and ends in 2008 and is drawn from Google Books, a large corpus of books digitized by Google.
And there's Google Earth and Maps and Images and Finance and Arts and Sports and Health and the above-mentioned Google Books.
The Google Books project has also raised objections from authors and publishers in the United States, France, Germany and other countries.
Says Jeffrey Peng, software engineer at the Google Books project, " In September we were excited to announce the availability of over 1,860 issues of the iconic LIFE magazine on Google Books.
com is the first ebookstore outside the US to partner with Google to include over 1 million public domain books (close to half a million outside the US) from Google Books in its online library.
Scrolling through the entire text is available in the single-page view of Google Books via a conventional scroll bar.
While to consumers Google Book Search is one product, behind the scenes it is actually two separate projects: "The Google Library Project" (14) (scanning of library books) and "The Google Partner Program" (15) (allowing publishers to submit their books for inclusion in the database).
These texts are searchable on Google Books where the Web giant is also able to sell advertisements, the report added.
The court also signaled its agreement with Google's argument that the named plaintiffs did not represent the proposed class because many of them benefit from the Google Books project.
in Ohio, shows librarians, library administrators, and library school students how to improve an institution's presence on the web using application programming interfaces (APIs), a set of methods that allow programmers and developers to deliver content to and receive content from the web's larger, more highly used external services, such as Twitter, Flickr, Vimeo, Google Charts, and bibliographic service APIs like OCLC, HathiTrust, LibraryThing, Open Library, Goodreads, and Google Books.
Holding Google Books responsible for their flagrant copyright infringement is something APA has been working on and we're pleased to continue this fight in conjunction with the other plaintiffs.
Q: I know Apple has its own e-book store, but can I download and read the free stuff from Google Books on an iPhone, or do I need an Android phone?