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Friday, October 16, 2009

Google Selling Online Books

Forthcoming: Google Editions. Now that Google has been given the open ability to scan books in the public domain, it is only natural that they are looking at ways to deliver books to multiple kinds of readers. Even as a form of universal source, in which they could dominate. Here is an indication that they are moving in that direction. Not surprising. I like it, but I remain nervous about Google controlling too much media.

Related, the place of libraries in a digital world. Should libraries be able to distribute e-books? Have worked for and with libraries, and I think so.

More on Google Editions.

1 comment:

Sales Leads said...

I won't be surprised. They (Google) are conquering all that has been up and demanding online.