Online Computer Tips Home
Home All Tips OCT Newsletter Free Tutorials Tech News Resources

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Digital library project has 1.5 million books online

A technology project launched almost 10 years ago by computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University finally appears to be bearing the fruits of their considerable labor.

The university team has been attempting to transfer the entire published works of mankind into an online digital format library, while also providing completely free access to the wealth of invaluable knowledge spread across its numerous languages.

According to an Associated Press report, the Million Book Project has this week surpassed its content figure with in excess of 1.5 million books now having been scanned into the Universal Digital Library.

Full Story

No comments: