Tag Archives: govdocs

Why non-scaling solutions are bad for public access to reources

Google Books has an enormous amount of material. This is good. However, they paint copyright restrictions with a wide brush and err on the side of protecting copyright holders. So, most content on Google Books that has been published post-1923 … Continue reading

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google book search, what about govdocs?

One of the things I really enjoyed about the Internet Archive Open Library project was the software they used to attempting to determine whether works they were scanning were or were not under copyright. It was an elaborate set of … Continue reading

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another library cafe, at Harvard

Gov Docs May Make Way For New Café. [thanks dan]

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librarians in boing-boing

The team of Jacobs, Jacobs and Yeo have gotten their pre-print about the dangers involved in the changing face of access to government information [mentioned here two weeks ago] linked on Boing-Boing, congrats folks! [thanks kathleen]

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