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Re: Theos-World Universal Library Project

Aug 09, 2007 02:38 PM
by M K Ramadoss

Thanks for the url.


On 8/9/07, Anand <> wrote:
>   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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