Google Books adds 250,000 volumes through British Library deal

Google's persuaded the British Library to give it access to a quarter of a million out-of-copyright books for its Google Books digital library project.

Digital ark aims to preserve dead data formats

A group of European institutions have created what they call a 'digital genome', designed to allow future generations to read data stored on obsolete computer systems.

British Library releases thousands of free e-books

The British Library is promising 65,000 free e-books this spring, which means you no longer have any excuse for your ignorance of the classics.