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Lunch & Learn: E-books: Princeton and Beyond Adriana Popescu and Priscilla Treadwell

When e-books began to appear in the early 2000’s, there was speculation about the demise of the printed book. While that clearly did not come to pass, e-books have now become a staple of the reference holdings of many libraries. … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: Research Hacks: Tips & Tools for the Busy Scholar with Steven Adams

The vast print and online resources of the Princeton University Library can overwhelm even seasoned scholars. Most researchers are so busy with their daily responsibilities that there’s little opportunity for exploration and staying current with new technologies and resources. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: The Google Book Scanning Project with Trevor Dawes and Marie Wange-Connelly

The Princeton University Library is one of nearly 30 partners in the Google Book Scanning Project, an effort to integrate major library collections. Google expects that the project will connect researchers with key scholarly works and resources and that it … Continue reading

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Library joins Google project to make books available online

A new partnership between the Princeton University Library and Google soon will make approximately 1 million books in Princeton’s collection available online in a searchable format. In a move designed to open Princeton’s vast resources to a broad international audience, … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: Google: The View from the Library

At the May 17 Lunch ‘n Learn, four speakers from the University Library provided their perspectives on Google, the popular internet search engine that has become an integral part of everyday vocabulary and life. Stephen Ferguson, the Assistant University Librarian … Continue reading

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