Thursday, November 03, 2005

Google, libraries post first batch of books online

"Google, libraries post first batch of books online" by Eric Auchard, ©Reuters, November 3, 2005. (News Article)

"Google Inc. and four U.S. libraries plan to unveil on Thursday the first collection of thousands of mostly 19th century American literary and historical works ... its library partners said they will put up their first large collection of public domain works. Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Michigan and the New York Public Library have contributed ... to the Google Print program." [More]

Additional books relating to the Central Pacific Railroad are now available through the Google Library Project. Click on the CPRR Museum's home page link for
"More books about the Central Pacific Railroad."