Tag: googlebooks

Google’s book people talk to librarians at Midwinter

Library Journal has a thorough article reporting on the panel on the Google Books settlement that happened at Midwinter. Mitch Freedman, past president of ALA, wondered about changes to the “free to all” ideology of libraries, asking whether Google would…

What is up with the Google Books settlement?

I’m as confused as you are about the Google Books settlement. I’ve found a few analyses helpful. Principles and Recommendations for the Google Book Search Settlement by my friend James Grimmelmann ARL’s 23 page document A Guide for the Perplexed:…