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ITI Cross Links: Microsoft Launches Book Digitization Project--MSN Book Search

Posted Oct 31, 2005
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Book digitization is hot, generating the possibility of better overall success for searchers—and, in certain quarters, generating controversy as well. Now, perhaps unsurprisingly, the ubiquitous Microsoft enters the field already occupied by the likes of Google (Google Print), Amazon (Search Inside the Book), and many other players, commercial and otherwise.

Barbara Quint, editor of Searcher magazine and well-known observer of and commentator on the information industry, has written about Microsoft's MSN Book Search and placed it in the larger context in an ITI NewsBreak published this week.

Click HERE to read bq on MSN Book Search.

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