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Friday, September 01, 2006

MBooks: U-M Library transforms research through digital archive

The first digital works resulting from the University of Michigan/Google Digitization Partnership are now being used to enhance the University Library's online catalog. The online catalog points to a new U-M Library system called MBooks that was developed specifically for the materials digitized by Google. The system, intended to support scholarly research, was designed to meet the specialized needs of researchers by providing more information about works in the collection and---where allowed---actually making the text of works available through the catalog

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