Open Content Alliance Contrasted to Google
Jeffrey Young has a good article on the Open Content Alliance in the Chron this week. The selectivity of the digitization effort and the openness of the process is a contrast to the Google Book Search library project. So is the Alliance’s approach to the whole copyright question – they are not digitizing books that are copyrighted without permission, avoiding the whole fair use question while providing an alternative approach to creating a quality digital library. Check out some of the books that have been digitized thus far.