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By Ruth Leyse-Wallace, from the May 2016 Newsletter

In 2004 Google started scanning books with no recompense to authors. The digitized copies can be searched for quotes or keywords and will display paragraphs or pages of content. The Authors Guild took them to court. The Supreme Court recently declined to hear the case, which had reached settlement in Google’s favor in 2011. (A similar program by my publisher [Taylor & Francis] includes my latest book. Ruth L-W)