TITLE

Google Staying Course with Book Projects

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;11/6/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the pursuance of the Google Book Search, a project by Google Inc. in the U.S. A considerable number of books have already been entered to the project. According to the spokesperson of Google, only 20% of the book can be viewed by the user in a month. He also states that public domain books can only be downloaded, but cannot be printed on the site. Moreover, the director of the company reports that the service will soon be available.
ACCESSION #
23179477

 

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