Google and the British Library will scan 250.000 books

Google and the British Library have signed an agreement to digitize 250,000 public domain volumes. More about the agreement is in this press release.

The British Library and Google today announced a partnership to digitise 250,000 out-of-copyright books from the Library’s collections. Opening up access to one of the greatest collections of books in the world, this demonstrates the Library’s commitment, as stated in its 2020 Vision, to increase access to anyone who wants to do research.
 

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