Friday, March 20, 2009

Google Books Comes to Penn State

The anticipated scanning of Penn State Library's books by the Google scanning project has begun. Here's an announcement from the University:
Penn State sends first Google shipment

Penn State University Libraries is sending its first shipment of books to Google this month to be digitized as part of the CIC/Google Book Search project. Among the volumes are Penn State's distinctive English and American literature collections. When complete, the multi-year project will have digitized upwards of 10 million books from the collections of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), the academic arm of the Big Ten Conference.

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