Google Books Settlement

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Google Library project
Khaled Deyab
Cal University
DBA in Health Care Management and Leadership

Introduction
Google Library Project's transforms the text into a comprehensive word index to facilitate searching and data mining in new areas. The use does not supersede or replace reading of books; it adds something new to the original work by using words to facilitate searching. It aim to make it easier for people to find relevant books specifically, books they wouldn't find any other way such as those that are out of print. At the same time will carefully respecting authors' and publishers' copyrights. The goal is to create a comprehensive, searchable, virtual card catalog of all books in all languages that helps users discover new books and publishers discover new readers. Users simply search for a book or topic using keywords and Google lists books from its database containing the search terms. Users can then click a book title to view “snippets” of books containing the term(s) searched.
We are going to talk about Google Library Project and a history for their straggle in court. We are also going to talk about is it good or bad that Google is a United State corporation bound by U.S. laws., what is the “fair use” doctrine and if we think that Google defines it correctly in this controversy. We are also going to explain why some libraries are backers of the project, while others vehemently oppose it.
Discussion
Google Library Project's aim to make it easier for people to find relevant books specifically, books they wouldn't find any other way such as those that are out of print. At the same time will carefully respecting authors' and publishers' copyrights. The goal is to create a comprehensive, searchable, virtual card catalog of all books in all languages that helps users discover new books and publishers discover new readers. They started in 2004…...

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