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.
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.