Online Books


U-M Halts Book Digitizing Project After Lawsuit

The University of Michigan says it has committed some serious errors in its legally challenged book digitizing project and is putting new releases on hold.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2011

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Authors Guild Sues U-M Over Online Books

Authors and authors’ groups are suing the University of Michigan and four other universities, hoping to stop the creation of online libraries made up of as many as 7 million copyright-protected books they say were scanned without authorization.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2011


ProQuest Acquires Ebrary

As its content-unifying new search platform rolls out to libraries around the world, Ann Arbor-based ProQuest has acquired acclaimed e-book pioneer Ebrary, setting the stage for significant acceleration of the process of serious research.