Is Google improving its metadata?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Dec 22 17:58:15 UTC 2010

Aha!  Not better reseach, but self-protection!  I didn't recognize
the significance of this particular date.

Thanks, Fred.

At 12/22/2010 12:30 PM, Shapiro, Fred wrote:
>Presumably the 1923 data is a reference to the usually applied
>cutoff date for public domain copyright status in the U.S.
>Fred Shapiro
>From: American Dialect Society [ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of
>Joel S. Berson [Berson at ATT.NET]
>Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2010 11:37 AM
>Subject: Is Google improving its metadata?
>I have just noticed the following, searching GBooks for "pluche":
>Spectacle de la Nature: Or, Nature Display'D. Being Discourses on Such ...?
>Nol Antoine Pluche - 2010 - 412 pages
>This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
>No preview available - About this book
>The comment about 1923 must reflect some additional processing?

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