11/4/2005

Microsoft To Digitise 100,000 Books

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 12:56 pm

Microsoft and the British Library have come together to make 100,000 of the institution’s titles available online. The deal covers some 25 million pages which will be made available as part of Microsoft’s book search service, next year.

This is the software giant’s second foray into digital archiving: it is already working with the Open Content Alliance to make 150,000 titles available online, and the BBC reports that the company is already planning to extend its work with the British Library.

Source: The Register

 

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