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Library groups endorse Google settlement
Aug 03 2009
The American Library Association (ALA), the Association of College and Research Libraries, and the Association of Research Libraries have reiterated their support for the proposed Google Books settlement, while repeating concerns that the settlement live up to its promises in balancing market pricing and broad access when selling institutional subscriptions.
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