from cnet new blog
June 21, 2007 9:24 AM PDT
Amazon enters book digitization jungle with rare-book project
Amazon.com’s BookSurge subsidiary announced Thursday that it has partnered with book digitization company Kirtas Technologies on a project to archive and distribute hard-to-find books. This new initiative involves collaboration with public and university libraries to provide their collections of “rare and inaccessible” books; the titles will be digitized through Kirtas and then reproductions will be sold through Amazon through the BookSurge print-on-demand service.
(finished reading if you can stand the pain…..)
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