Re-creating a search I had done 5 years ago--searching for a niche publisher with a unique name--still does not find the Google Book
reference that turned out to be helpful.
If the breathtaking ambition of the Google Books
settlement was its undoing, however, such ambition also galvanized new thinking about how to carry forward the centuries of our cultural legacy locked away in print.
He pointed to one study that used Google Books
to make broad claims about the changing nature of childhood in the mid-20th century, a study that failed to acknowledge that parenting manuals emerged as a genre during that era.
"In its decision..., the Second Circuit ignored this aspect of the Supreme Court's definition since the snippet view product in the Google Books
project does not create a new work or alter the text of the works at all -- it merely copies them -- and is used for the same intrinsic purpose as the original," Leichtman said.
Part IV describes the Google Books
decision, which will then
is not the only offender, simply the biggest.
Whether or not Google Books
helps authors, Chin does not think the site's activities are illegal.
Bandy, who works with libraries on training and technology issues and is a freelance writer in history and genealogy, introduces librarians to four free online book sites they can add to their library: Google Books
, HathiTrust, the Internet Archive, and the Open Library.
and HathiTrust have been making headlines in the library world and beyond for years now, while a new player, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), has only recently entered the scene.