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What ever happened to the Google Book Settlement?

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

Case Studies

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) to open April 2013

By April 2013, the Digital Public Library of America should be up and running. With this announcement, Robert Darnton opened a recent talk about DPLA sponsored by Harvard Library Strategic Conversations. 530 more words

Google Book Settlement: "NY Judge Gives Google, Lawyers More Time to Talk" and Other Notes

From the AP:

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.

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France's Hachette Livre Partners With Google: How Publishers Can Win Too

A new partnership between Google and France’s largest book publisher, Hachette Livre, puts a new spin on the arguments generated from the Google Book Settlement… 217 more words

Digital Rights

Coming Soon: Bookish: A New Book Recommendation Service Backed by Hachette, Penguin (USA), and Simon & Schuster

From an Announcement:

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.

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GBS: "Google Status Conference is Delayed"

The status conference was scheduled to take place today in New York City. It has been postponed until June 1, 2011. (via Publisher’s Weekly)

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