Google Books Project Moving Forward

Peter Leonard, above, a doctoral student in Scandinavian studies at the University of Washington, and UCLA professor Tim Tangherlini have received $45,000 to create tools for large-scale literary analysis through Google Books. Their subject will be 160,000 Swedish, Danish and Norwegian texts that are part of the 12-million-volume Google Books collection, an assemblage the blog Tech.Blorge called “a grand world library, a Library of Alexandria on Steroids.” (photo: Mary Levin/UW)

And this is when Google and metadata/metacontent supremacy begins.


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