Library Reactions to the Google Books Settlement Ruling

Judge Chin’s ruling on the settlement between Google and authors regarding the Google Books project made news this week. Here’s some reaction from libraries and library organizations participating in this project.

Penn State University Libraries Google Book Project Page
http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/googlebooksproject/news.html

Committee on Institutional Cooperation (Big 10)
http://www.cic.net/Home/NewsAndPubs/News/11-03-22/CIC-Google_Scanning_Continues_After_Google_Lawsuit_Settlement_Rejected.aspx

Library Copyright Alliance
http://www.arl.org/bm%7Edoc/lca_gbsstmt24mar11.pdf

HathiTrust
http://www.hathitrust.org/hathitrust_asa_response

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LionSearch

Penn State University Libraries rolled out LionSearch, a beta implementation of Serials Solutions Summon discovery software, today to the general public. LionSearch will allow users to use a Google-like single interface to search and retrieve books, articles, and other materials from the CAT and online databases. Please take a look at http://psu.summon.serialssolutions.com/