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Luis Collado answers some questions about the program Google Book Search. He describes what it is and what it is not. His words reveal Google’s philosophy of universal access to information.

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The distribution of large audiovisual archives through electronic networks has problems like the lack of scalability and an excessive cost. To deal with these obstacles, some institutions and broadcasters are applying peer-to-peer architectures in order to optimize the transmission [...]

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In the past, libraries provided works for research and also new projects for publishing houses. The growing existence of digital copies will facilitate educational and private uses, but should also contribute to publishing projects. It would be paradoxical if digitisation were, in [...]