Google Books Lawsuit Appeal


The Google Books lawsuit has sprung back into life with an appeal being launched by the Author’s Guild. I certainly don’t support this appeal. This lot don’t seem to get that Google Books has the potential to sell more copies of their works for a start.

For more visit:
http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2013/12/29/authors-guild-files-appeal/

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Article: Oxford and Vatican Libraries Launch Online Project


The link below is to an article reporting on a new online project being launched by the Oxford University’s Bodleian Libraries and the Vatican Library. In short, these libraries are going to digitise a wealth of old and rare works and make them available online.

For more visit:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/12/150498524/ancient-texts-will-go-online-as-oxford-and-vatican-libraries-launch-project