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A9.com is a subsidiary of Amazon that develops search engine and search advertising technology.
Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
The American Library Association (ALA) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally.
American Memory is an Internet-based archive for public domain image resources, as well as audio, video, and archived Web content.
An amicus curiae (literally, "friend of the court"; plural, amici curiae) is someone who is not a party to a case and may or may not have been solicited by a party, who assists a court by offering information, expertise, or insight that has a bearing on the issues in the case, and is typically presented in the form of a brief.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is the national trade association of the American book publishing industry.
The Austrian National Library (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek) is the largest library in Austria, with more than 12 million items in its various collections.
The Authors Guild is America's oldest and largest professional organization for writers and provides advocacy on issues of free expression and copyright protection.
Authors Guild v. Google is a copyright case litigated in the United States.
Éditions du Seuil is a French publishing house created in 1935, currently owned by La Martinière Groupe.
The Bavarian State Library (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, abbreviated BSB, called Bibliotheca Regia Monacensis before 1919) in Munich is the central "Landesbibliothek", i. e. the state library of the Free State of Bavaria and one of Europe's most important universal libraries.
Bibliography (from Greek βιβλίον biblion, "book" and -γραφία -graphia, "writing"), as a discipline, is traditionally the academic study of books as physical, cultural objects; in this sense, it is also known as bibliology (from Greek -λογία, -logia).
The Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon is a library in Lyon, France.
The (BnF, English: National Library of France) is the national library of France, located in Paris.
BibTeX is reference management software for formatting lists of references.
The Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA), formerly the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), is the academic consortium of the universities in the Big Ten Conference.
The Bodleian Library is the main research library of the University of Oxford, and is one of the oldest libraries in Europe.
The Boekentoren, (Dutch for Book Tower) is a famous building located in Ghent, Belgium, designed by the Belgian architect Henry van de Velde.
The Book Rights Registry is an entity to be founded as part of a settlement of the lawsuit between the Authors Guild and Google over the Google Books scanning project.
Book scanning (or magazine scanning) is the process of converting physical books and magazines into digital media such as images, electronic text, or electronic books (e-books) by using an image scanner.
BookExpo America (commonly referred to within the book publishing industry as BEA) is the largest annual book trade fair in the United States.
The California Digital Library (CDL) was founded by the University of California in 1997 to take advantage of emerging technologies that were transforming the way digital information was being published and accessed.
The Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne (Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire de Lausanne, BCU) was founded in the 16th century and became one of the most important public libraries in Switzerland.
The Cecil H. Green Library (commonly known as Green Library) is the main library on the Stanford University campus and is part of the SUL system.
A class action, class suit, or representative action is a type of lawsuit where one of the parties is a group of people who are represented collectively by a member of that group.
CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.
Columbia University (Columbia; officially Columbia University in the City of New York), established in 1754, is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.
Columbia University Libraries is the library system of Columbia University and is one of the top five academic library systems in North America and top ten largest libraries by volumes held.
The Complutense University of Madrid (Universidad Complutense de Madrid or Universidad de Madrid, Universitas Complutensis) is a public research university located in Madrid, and one of the oldest universities in the world.
Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.
Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.
A work of the United States government, as defined by the United States copyright law, is "a work prepared by an officer or employee" of the federal government "as part of that person's official duties." "A 'work of the United States Government' is a work prepared by an officer or employee of the United States Government as part of that person’s official duties." In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act, such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain.
Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York.
The Cornell University Library is the library system of Cornell University.
The democratization of knowledge is the acquisition and spread of knowledge amongst the common people, not just privileged elites such as clergy and academics.
A digital library, digital repository, or digital collection, is an online database of digital objects that can include text, still images, audio, video, or other digital media formats.
A digital watermark is a kind of marker covertly embedded in a noise-tolerant signal such as an audio, video or image data.
In computer networks, to download (abbreviation DL) is to receive data from a remote system, typically a server such as a web server, an FTP server, an email server, or other similar systems.
Ebony is a monthly magazine for the African-American market.
Elphel, Inc. designs and manufactures open hardware and free software cameras.
EndNote is a commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles.
EPUB is an e-book file format with the extension.epub EPUB files can be read using complying software on devices like smartphones, tablets, computers, or e-readers.
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.
Europeana.eu is the EU digital platform for cultural heritage.
Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder.
The Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF; Frankfurter Buchmesse) is the world's largest trade fair for books, based both on the number of publishing companies represented, and the number of visitors.
Geoffrey Nunberg (born June 1, 1945) is an American linguist, researcher and an adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley School of Information.
Ghent University (Universiteit Gent, abbreviated as UGent) is a public research university located in Ghent, Belgium.
The Ghent University Library (Universiteitsbibliotheek Gent) is located in the city of Ghent, Belgium.
Goodreads is a "social cataloging" website that allows individuals to freely search its database of books, annotations, and reviews.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
A Google Account is a user account that is required for access, authentication and authorization to certain online Google services, including Gmail, Google+, Google Hangouts and Blogger.
Google and the World Brain is a 2013 documentary movie about the Google Books Library Project directed by Ben Lewis, produced by BBC, Polar Star Films and Arte.
The Google Book Search Settlement Agreement was a proposal between the Authors Guild, the Association of American Publishers, and Google in the settlement of ''Authors Guild et al. v. Google'', a class action lawsuit alleging copyright infringement on the part of Google.
Google Play Books (formerly Google eBooks) is an ebook digital distribution service operated by Google.
Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.
Google Search, commonly referred to as Google Web Search or simply Google, is a web search engine developed by Google.
The Harvard Library system comprises about 76 libraries, with more than 18 million volumes.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
HathiTrust is a large-scale collaborative repository of digital content from research libraries including content digitized via the Google Books project and Internet Archive digitization initiatives, as well as content digitized locally by libraries.
The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier.
An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication.
The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jean-Noël Jeanneney is a French historian and politician, born on 2 April 1942 in Grenoble.
Jeffrey Ross Toobin (born May 21, 1960) is an American lawyer, blogger, author and pundit, and legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker.
JSTOR (short for Journal Storage) is a digital library founded in 1995.
Keio Media Centers is the English name used by Keio University to describe its library system.
, abbreviated as or, is a private university located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
Kuro5hin (K5; "corrosion") was a collaborative discussion website founded by Rusty Foster in 1999, having been inspired by Slashdot.
Lawrence Edward Page (born March 26, 1973) is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Google with Sergey Brin.
A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.
A library catalog or library catalogue is a register of all bibliographic items found in a library or group of libraries, such as a network of libraries at several locations.
The Library of Congress Control Number (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress in the United States.
Lidar (also called LIDAR, LiDAR, and LADAR) is a surveying method that measures distance to a target by illuminating the target with pulsed laser light and measuring the reflected pulses with a sensor.
Linguistic imperialism, or language imperialism, is defined as "the transfer of a dominant language to other people".
This is a list of digital library projects.
Live Search Books was a search service for books launched in December 2006, part of Microsoft's Live Search range of services.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Malte Herwig (born 2 October 1972) is a German-born author, journalist, and literary critic.
Marissa Ann Mayer (born May 30, 1975) is an American information technology executive, formerly serving as the president and chief executive officer of Yahoo!, a position she had held starting July 2012.
Market Watch is a show on CNBC that aired from 10 am to 12 noon ET, hosted by Martha MacCallum and Ted David (for the first hour), and Bob Sellers and Consuelo Mack (for the second hour).
Mary Sue Coleman (born October 2, 1943) is the current President of the Association of American Universities (AAU).
Metadata is "data that provides information about other data".
Mian Mian (born 28 August 1970 in Shanghai) is a Chinese Post 70s Generation writer.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
The Mysore University Library serves the academic community of the University of Mysore at the located in Mysore, Hassan and Mandya.
The National Library of Catalonia (Biblioteca de Catalunya) is a Catalan national library located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.
The New York Public Library (NYPL) is a public library system in New York City.
OCLC, currently incorporated as OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Incorporated, is an American nonprofit cooperative organization "dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world's information and reducing information costs".
Open Library is an online project intended to create "one web page for every book ever published".
The term opt-out refers to several methods by which individuals can avoid receiving unsolicited product or service information.
Optical character recognition (also optical character reader, OCR) is the mechanical or electronic conversion of images of typed, handwritten or printed text into machine-encoded text, whether from a scanned document, a photo of a document, a scene-photo (for example the text on signs and billboards in a landscape photo) or from subtitle text superimposed on an image (for example from a television broadcast).
An out-of-print book is a book that is no longer being published.
Pagination is the process of dividing a document into discrete pages, either electronic pages or printed pages.
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.
PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular science and technology.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.
Princeton University Library is the main library system of Princeton University.
Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks".
The public domain consists of all the creative works to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply.
reCAPTCHA is a CAPTCHA-like system designed to establish that a computer user is human (normally in order to protect websites from bots) and, at the same time, assist in the digitization of books.
Reference Manager was a commercial reference management software package sold by Thomson Reuters.
Runivers (Руниверс) is a site devoted to Russian culture and history.
A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further their education.
Search Engine Watch (SEW) provides news and information about search engines and search engine marketing.
Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin (Серге́й Миха́йлович Брин; born August 21, 1973) is a Russian-born American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur.
Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University, colloquially the Farm) is a private research university in Stanford, California.
The Stanford University Libraries (SUL), formerly known as "Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources" ("SULAIR"), is the library system of Stanford University in California.
The Sundance Film Festival, a program of the Sundance Institute, takes place annually in Park City, Utah.
The Atlantic is an American magazine and multi-platform publisher, founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a newspaper and website that presents news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty and Student Affairs professionals (staff members and administrators).
The Library Quarterly is a quarterly double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal covering library science, including historical, sociological, statistical, bibliographical, managerial, psychological, and educational aspects of the field.
The New York Review of Books (or NYREV or NYRB) is a semi-monthly magazine with articles on literature, culture, economics, science and current affairs.
The New York Times Magazine is a Sunday magazine supplement included with the Sunday edition of The New York Times.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
Timothy Harold Parks (born 19 December 1954 in Manchester) is a British novelist, translator, author and professor of literature.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
A universal library is a library with universal collections.
The University of California (UC) is a public university system in the US state of California.
The University of Lausanne (UNIL, French: Université de Lausanne) in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of theology, before being made a university in 1890.
The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The University of Michigan Library is the university library system of the University of Michigan, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in the United States.
The University of Mysore is a public state university in Mysore, Karnataka, India.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
The University of Texas at Austin (UT, UT Austin, or Texas) is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.
The University of Virginia (U.Va. or UVA), frequently referred to simply as Virginia, is a public research university and the flagship for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, UW, or regionally as UW–Madison, or simply Madison) is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, United States.
A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address, is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it.
A Web crawler, sometimes called a spider, is an Internet bot that systematically browses the World Wide Web, typically for the purpose of Web indexing (web spidering).
Wikisource is an online digital library of free content textual sources on a wiki, operated by the Wikimedia Foundation.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
The Wisconsin Historical Society (officially the State Historical Society of Wisconsin) is simultaneously a state agency and a private membership organization whose purpose is to maintain, promote and spread knowledge relating to the history of North America, with an emphasis on the state of Wisconsin and the trans-Allegheny West.
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