I've been excessively busy, so I haven't been able to update this as much as I'd like. Still, I found a news article that I just couldn't resist sharing with anyone.
Google and a number of authors and publishers have recently settled a lawsuit. Google will now be able to scan and share with the general public out-of-print books still under copyright.
Under some conditions, of course. But I'm not the only one who thinks this is awesome, am I? I'm hoping for out-of-print textbooks, personally. How about old gaming books? Old comic books? Graduate level textbooks can be hard to find. This greatly expands the possible library of Google Books.
I wonder if Google has or will have books of sheet music. That'd definitely revolutionize the industry.
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