Robert Darnton: “A digital library better than Google’s” (NYT)


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Darnton says:

“…we should not abandon Google’s dream of making all the books in the world available to everyone. Instead, we should build a digital public library, which would provide these digital copies free of charge to readers. Yes, many problems — legal, financial, technological, political — stand in the way. All can be solved.”

 

And he’s right…

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One response to “Robert Darnton: “A digital library better than Google’s” (NYT)

  1. The digital public library movement (Sloan/Harvard) is one potential next step.

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