HarperCollins to create digital library

By Exclusive Concepts Blog Team

Publisher HarperCollins has announced that it will create its own digital content library that will be searchable online:

The move is intended to allow HarperCollins, a unit of the News Corporation, to maintain control over digital content rather than cede that control to other companies, Jane Friedman, chief executive, said. Rather than give copies of books to search services like Google for those companies to scan as it currently does, HarperCollins would keep the material on its own computers, and users would be pointed there by the search engine.

Read the full article about the HarperCollins digital library here.