Every few weeks we have a member contact us asking ‘what ever happened to the Google Book Settlement?’ My response is always the same, ‘umm, it’s a long story’. 351 more words
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The Google book project is the neverending story. In the past week we have two new chapters: the Authors Guild filed a new lawsuit (significantly, without the publishers), whose aim appears to be to stop the HathiTrust from digitizing orphan works… 1,258 more words
From the AP:
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Lawyers for authors, publishers and Google have bought themselves more time in their New York copyright case as they try to reach a new deal that could create the world’s largest digital library.
Coming Soon: Bookish: A New Book Recommendation Service Backed by Hachette, Penguin (USA), and Simon & Schuster
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Bookish (www.bookish.com), a new digital platform for readers, is set to launch this summer it was announced today. Backed by Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group (USA), and Simon & Schuster, Bookish has been designed to provide readers — from the most casual to the most dedicated — with a personalized experience connecting them with their favorite authors and books through original editorial features, unique tools and more.