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Barbara Laskin
651-696-6203

MEDIA ALERT
Google Books Search and the End of Obscurity
The digitization of library collections and what it means for readers, scholars, and libraries
Friday, April 16 at noon

April 14, 2010 – St. Paul, Minn.–

Jack Bernard

Jack Bernard '88

Wendy Lougee

Wendy Pradt Lougee

Who:       Jack Bernard ‘88, the University of Michigan’s lead copyright lawyer who’s been involved in Michigan’s participation in the Google Books Search project since its inception. Wendy Pradt Lougee, head of the 14 libraries that make up the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus.

What:      Both Bernard and Lougee will discuss The Google Books Project, bringing the world’s books online, and the ongoing Google Books Settlement. A National Library Week Celebration Event.

When:     Friday, April 16, 2010, 12 p.m.; FREE


Where:     Macalester College, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center, John B. Davis Lecture Hall St. Paul, Minn.

Contact:   Barbara K. Laskin, Macalester College
(651) 399-3252