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Court-Approved Update About Google Book Search Settlement


Supplemental Notice To Authors, Publishers And Other Book Rightsholders About The Google Book Settlement

The parties in Authors Guild, et al. v. Google Inc . announced a settlement of the litigation in October 2008 and sent out a Notice of that settlement (the “Original Settlement”). The parties have now amended the Original Settlement in response to discussions with the United States Department of Justice and objections to the Original Settlement (the “Amended Settlement”). The Amended Settlement Agreement (“ASA”), as well as the original Settlement Agreement and the original Notice, may be found at or obtained from the Settlement Administrator.

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To continue getting DHS publications, update your listing with the DHS project by April 2010

MEASURE DHS project is updating the Demographic and Health Surveys mailing list. In order to continue – or begin – receiving DHS publications, the project requests that you send an e-mail to with the following information. Respond by April 1, 2010.

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1. Indicate which of the following publications you want to receive:
Final reports, comparative reports, analytical studies, methodological reports, qualitative research studies

2. For country-specific reports such as final reports and qualitative research studies, if you do not want to receive reports for ALL REGIONS, please indicate the regions for which you do not want to receive publications:
Sub-Saharan Africa; North Africa/West Asia/Europe; Central Asia; South and Southeast Asia; Latin America and the Caribbean

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CBS Sunday Morning highlights importance of archiving photos and moving images; Features Library of Congress digitization project

Bye, Tech: Dealing with Data Rot
CBS Sunday Morning, March 1, 2009

Sooner or later, it affects every audio recording, video recording and computer file. Contributor David Pogue looks at what happens when technological progress leaves your most precious memories and recordings behind.

Full story here and video here:

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