December 1, 2015

New: The Google Books Litigation Family Tree

Here’s a new and useful reference graphic developed by Jonathan Band at The Library Copyright Alliance and designed by Tricia Donovan at ARL.

It shows the cases and decisions (thus far) emanating out of the Google Library Project that began in 2004.

The Google Books Litigation Family Tree

See Also: Judge’s Ruling a Win for Fair Use in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Case

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