Last December, Google created quite a stir when the company announced it would start scanning millions of books and make them available on the Internet. You can read about that in my article here. Now Yahoo says that it will also scan millions of books and already has several universities and two European archives lined up as partners.
The first books will be from the University of California, O'Reilly Media, a publisher of technology books, and two archives in Europe, the National Archive in Britain and the European Archive. You can read more at http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,1866426,00.asp