Posts Tagged ‘google books’

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Universities for Google Book Scanning

A lawsuit against a number of universities that participated in Google’s Books project was thrown out by a federal judge on Wednesday. The Authors Guild and various other writers’ guilds claimed the universities committed copyright infringement by scanning books for a repository called the HathiTrust Digial Library. The trust is a collection of 10 million ...

5 Chrome Apps That Aren’t Just Bookmarks

One of Google Chrome’s unique features is the vast selection of installable web apps that you can add to your browser. Many of the “apps” in the Google Chrome Webstore get criticism for being nothing more than glorified bookmarks to a certain website, but these five actually provide useful features other than a pretty icon. ...