December 14, 2004

News & Opinion: More books to Google

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 7:53 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

Google announced today that they are working to expanded the number of books that can be searched on their site. They have agreements with University of Michigan, Stanford University, Harvard University, and Oxford University to put some or all of their library collections online. The full text of books no longer under copyright will be available. Copyrighted materials will be shown in short excerpts.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.