Revision of Online library reaches million book milestone from Thu, 12/20/2007 - 22:15

An international venture called the Universal Library Project has
made more than one million books freely available in digitized
format. The joint project of researchers from China, India,
Egypt, and the US has the eventual aim of digitizing all published
works of man, freeing the availability of information from geographic
and socioeconomic boundaries, providing a basis for technological
advancement, and preserving published works against time and tide.