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Library Journal editorial about the Google Book Search settlement

Library Journal has an editorial about the recent Google Book 
Search settlement with publishers and authors.

Fialkoff, Francine. Editorial: Google Deal or Rip-Off? Library 
Journal. December 15, 2008. 

The editorial concludes: "... librarians must do better than to 
acquiesce in an arrangement that relinquishes ownership of books 
online in favor of contractual provisions and for-pay schemes 
that subvert the ideals of the public library and academic 

Bernie Sloan
Sora Associates
Bloomington, IN