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What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?

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That’s what Google dreamed of doing when it embarked on its ambitious book-digitizing project in 2002. Through the HathiTrust Research Center , scholars can tap into the Google Books corpus and conduct computational analysis—looking for patterns in large amounts of text, for instance—without breaching copyright. And print-disabled users can use assistive technologies to read scanned books that might otherwise be difficult if not impossible to find in accessible formats.