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Wednesday, March 23, 2005

More on the French response to the Google library project

Declan Butler, France takes on Google in scanning race, Nature 434, 425 (24 March 2005). (Access restricted to subscribers.) A news article reports on Chirac's call for digitizing French libraries a la Google, and includes speculation, particularly from Brewster Kahle, on whether competition in this arena would be healthy for public domain access to scholarly works.