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ITI Cross Links: Library of Congress Launches Global “Rare Book” Digitization Project with Google Donation

Posted Nov 28, 2005
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What was it we wrote a month ago? "Book digitization is hot, generating the possibility of better overall success for searchers ... " (ITI Cross Links: Microsoft Launches Book Digitization Project--MSN Book Search)

Well, now the Library of Congress is getting involved. As Barbara Quint, editor of Searcher magazine writes in an ITI NewsBreak story posted today, "With all of the mass book digitization projects in the news, people may have begun to wonder why the largest library in the U.S., the Library of Congress (LC), has been silent. Wonder no longer. The emerging "megalibrary" is getting a virtual "rare books" room."

Read bq's NewsBreak on the LC project HERE.

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