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Universal Library Project

Aug 09, 2007 01:51 PM
by Anand

There is one more digitization project that has digitized many good
books on Theosophy. It is called Universal Library Project. It's
web-site address is  Somehow this page is not opening
right now, but their digital books can be accessed from this url.
Information given about the project is this
"The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books
Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos,
Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University.
The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this
effort through scanning facilities and personnel. The Internet Archive
has contributed 100k books from the Kansas City Public Library along
with servers to India. The Indian government scanned the appropriate
books. The Internet Archive has performed automated conversion of
these scans into this collection."

Best regards.
Anand Gholap

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