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December 23, 2011

Google Books and ActuaLitté launch out-of-copyright library

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23.12.11 | Barbara Casassus

Google Books and the French online publication ActuaLitté have launched a digital library of out-of-copyright books that have been scanned by the US firm.

All the titles in the Google Books catalogue will be available through actualitte.com/bibliotheque for free downloading in PDF or ePub format.

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