Saturday, February 5, 2011

Digital Public Library?--They're woking on it...

Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society announced that it is working on a national "digital public library." The plot is ambitious and the planners include representatives from a variety of universities, foundations and government agencies. While the overall goal is to efficiently deliver electronic books, all the little realities like rights and royalties, publishers and authors and Google Books have yet to be worked out. And missing from the impressive list of participants is any involvement from public libraries or from the American Library Association. Stay tuned.

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