Jean-Yves Mollier on Google Print and Europe’s response

French historian Jean-Yves Mollier is happy with neither Google nor with Europe’s plans to counter Google’s anglo-american hegemony with digitized libraries of its own. Here is a translation of the start of an essay he wrote (French text available from the translated post) calling for language-based rather than nation-based digital libraries, out of an interest in avoiding the marginalization of the cultures of smaller countries.

I picked this up from this morning’s Chronicle of Higher Ed email.