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Regarding this comment:
"The devil side of my conscience wonders how Google's loading of
university library's books will play into the future of these e-books.
Are they
really a good investment?"

It is my understanding that the materials scheduled for scanning by
Goggle are only books that are in the public domain.   If that is the
case - then current reference offerings will NOT be available.  I know
many people think that this new project of Google's is going to put
virtually everything available in libraries online for free.  I don't
think this is actually the case.  If you know differently - please let
us know.


"The Librarian, whose job is to heal ignorance, to keep life safe for
poetry and to put knowledge smack dab in the middle of the American

From The Philadelphia Inquirer, 9-20-03
Jacquie Henry, MLS
Ruben A. Cirillo High School (GHS)
Gananda Central School District
3195 Wiedrick Road
P.O. Box 609
Macedon, NY  14502

>>> Robert-Koreis -FW <rkoreis@FWPS.ORG> 03/03/05 2:50 PM >>>
Below are responses I received regarding Gale's ebooks.  Will probably
purchase a few as the teachers who saw them were very impressed.  I
anticipate that any technical problems with be overcome with time.

Thank you to those who responded with their experiences.

Bob Koreis
Federal Way High School
Federal Way, WA


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