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Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Mass Digitization by Roy Tennant

Mass Digitization by Roy Tennant: In my very first LJ Column, I wrote, "Only a very small fraction of the millions of print items currently held by the world's libraries will ever be in digital form" (LJ 11/15/97). In 1997, the company that would prove me wrong was starting up in a Stanford lab. Now, near-weekly announcements of massive digitization projects by Google and the Open Content Alliance (OCA) promise to change forever the way people find and use books... - Library Journal, October 15, 2006

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