70,000 books from Cornell Libraries online now
<span>Today Cornell and the Internet Archive <a href=”http://news.library.cornell.edu/com/news/PressReleases/Cornell-University-Library-Partners-with-the-Internet-Archive.cfm”>announce</a> that over 70,000 public-domain books are <a href=”http://www.archive.org/details/cornell”>available free online</a> (many still to come). These are beautiful books that are now available with no restrictions. Thank you Cornell, Kirtas, and Microsoft. The Internet Archive has reformatted and re-OCR’ed the books to be compatible with the books scanned by the Internet Archive and many of the other collections available on the <a href=”http://www.archive.org”>archive.org</a> site.</span>
Thank you to Anne R. Kenney, Oya Yildirim Rieger, William R. Kehoe Jr. all of Cornell; Jay Girotto, Danielle Tiedt of Microsoft; Lotfi Belkhir of Kirtas; and Hank Bromley of the Internet Archive, for making all of this happen.