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Published on August 22, 2007

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The Million Book Project (The Universal Library)

Project overview The Million Book Project (or the Universal Library), led by Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science and University Libraries strarted on 2003, aims to digitize a million books by 2007 Currently 1.4 Million books have been digitized

The Million Book Project (or the Universal Library), led by Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science and University Libraries strarted on 2003, aims to digitize a million books by 2007

Currently 1.4 Million books have been digitized

Operational Centres 22 scanning centres in India, including four mega-centres. 18 centres are running in China, including a mega-centre in a free-trade zone Materials are also being scanned in Egypt, Hawaii, and Carnegie Mellon.

22 scanning centres in India, including four mega-centres.

18 centres are running in China, including a mega-centre in a free-trade zone

Materials are also being scanned in Egypt, Hawaii, and Carnegie Mellon.

Main issues Intellectual Property Machine translation and summarization Metadata (centralized vs. decentralized) Information storage Search engines OCR (for non-Romanic langaues) Language processing

Intellectual Property

Machine translation and summarization

Metadata (centralized vs. decentralized)

Information storage

Search engines

OCR (for non-Romanic langaues)

Language processing

Book Scanners Kirtas BookScan 1200 Minolta PS3000 Scanner

 

www.ulib.org

Resources The Million Book Project FAQ, Carnegie Mellon University (available at http://www.library.cmu.edu/Libraries/MBP_FAQ.html ) The Million Book Project, Bibliotheca Alexandrina ( http://www.bibalex.org/isis/ProjectDetails.aspx?id=11 )

The Million Book Project FAQ, Carnegie Mellon University (available at http://www.library.cmu.edu/Libraries/MBP_FAQ.html )

The Million Book Project, Bibliotheca Alexandrina ( http://www.bibalex.org/isis/ProjectDetails.aspx?id=11 )

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