[Web4lib] ProQuest and Google Strike Deal To Digitize Newspaper
bgsloan2 at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 12 16:54:03 EDT 2008
>From Library Journal:
"Hoping to do for newspapers what Google Book Search has done for monographs, ProQuest and search giant Google have reached an agreement to digitize millions of pages of content from ProQuest’s vast newspaper microfilm archives...the Google deal aims to create searchable electronic versions of smaller newspapers otherwise unlikely to be digitized, making them available on the open web via Google’s News archive search."
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