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This page provides an overview of 13 articles related to 'google books', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print) is a service from Google that searches the full text of books that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition, and stored in its digital database. The service was formerly known as Google Print when it was introduced at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2004. Google's Library Project, also now known as Google Book Search, was announced in December 2004. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Google Books)

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Metadata related to 'google books' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'google books': 13 (0.7% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'google books' across all Ariadne articles: 17
  • Average number of references to 'google books' per Ariadne article: 1.31
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'google books': 2006-07
  • Trending factor of 'google books': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'google books':

  1. david fuegi (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. jason cooper (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. monika elbert (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. gary brewerton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. pete cliff (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Developing a Prototype Library WebApp for Mobile Devices

Jason Cooper and Gary Brewerton describe the development of a prototype WebApp to improve access to Library systems at Loughborough University for mobile devices.

July 2013, issue71, tooled up

Book Review: The E-copyright Handbook

Charles Oppenheim takes a look at the latest of Paul Pedley’s copyright guidance books, and, in some respects, finds it wanting.

November 2012, issue70, review

Redeveloping the Loughborough Online Reading List System

Jon Knight, Jason Cooper and Gary Brewerton describe the redevelopment of Loughborough University’s open source reading list system.

July 2012, issue69, tooled up

IMPACT Final Conference 2011

Marieke Guy reports on the two-day conference looking at the results of the IMPACT Project in making digitisation and OCR better, faster and cheaper.

March 2012, issue68, event report

Europeana Open Culture 2010

David Fuegi and Monika Segbert-Elbert report on the annual Europeana Conference, held at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam in October 2010.

October 2010, issue65, event report

Trove: Innovation in Access to Information in Australia

Rose Holley describes a major development in the Australian national digital information infrastructure.

July 2010, issue64, feature article

Emerging Technologies in Academic Libraries (emtacl10)

Andrew Walsh reports on a new international conference on emerging technologies within academic libraries organised by the library of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and held in Trondheim, Norway in April 2010.

July 2010, issue64, event report

Turning on the Lights for the User: NISO Discovery to Delivery Forum

Laura Akerman and Kim Durante report on Discovery to Delivery, Creating a First-Class User Experience, a NISO Forum on today's information seekers and current standards developments held in March 2010 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center.

April 2010, issue63, event report

Book Review: Ajax in Oracle JDeveloper

Pete Cliff finds aspects of this work useful and interesting, but he also expresses some serious reservations.

October 2009, issue61, review

An Awfully Big Adventure: Strathclyde's Digital Library Plan

Derek Law describes how the University of Strathclyde is choosing to give priority to e-content and services instead of a new building.

January 2009, issue58, feature article

e-Books for the Future: Here but Hiding?

Brian Whalley outlines some developments in e-book technologies and links them to existing ways of presenting textbook information.

October 2006, issue49, feature article

Introducing UnAPI

Dan Chudnov and a team of colleagues describe unAPI, a tiny HTTP API for serving information objects in next-generation Web applications.

July 2006, issue48, feature article

JISC/CNI Conference, York 2006

Najla Semple and Robin Rice were at the JISC / CNI conference 'Envisioning future challenges in networked information'.

July 2006, issue48, event report

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