Robert Darnton on the Google Books Settlement

French historian Robert Darnton, who is Director of the Harvard University Library, assesses this week’s court decision throwing out the Google Books settlement in an op-ed in the New York Times.

Darnton’s expertise on the history of the book and of printing gives him a rather unique historical perspective on current projects to build digital libraries.

Students in HIST 423 French Revolution and Napoleon read one of Robert Darnton’s books earlier this semester.

 

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