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dc.contributor.author James, Ryan en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-29T11:47:23Z en_US
dc.date.available 2010-04-29T11:47:23Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2010-04-29T11:47:23Z en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/15358 en_US
dc.description Author Posting. (c) Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, 2010. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of Taylor & Francis Group, LLC for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Journal of Access Services, Volume 7 Issue 4, October 2010. doi:10.1080/15367967.2010.503486 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15367967.2010.503486) en_US
dc.description.abstract Google books has been criticized for faulty metadata, problems with search functionality, copyright infringement, and legibility of scanned texts. This paper explores only the legibility of texts scanned by Google Books. A review of 2500 pages from 50 randomly selected books was undertaken. The results show less than 1% of pages had errors that affected their legibility. This paper concludes that while Google Books is not perfect, the majority of texts sampled were legible. en_US
dc.format.extent 6 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.subject Google en_US
dc.subject Google Books en_US
dc.title An Assessment of the Legibility of Google Books en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US
dc.rights.holder (c) Taylor & Francis Group, LLC en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/15367967.2010.503486 en_US

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