The excitement of Google Scholar, the worry of Google Print
Springer Science and Business Media LLC -- Biomedical Digital Libraries
DOI 10.1186/1742-5581-2-2

In late 2004 Google announced two major projects, the unveiling of Google Scholar and a major expansion of the Google Print digitization program. Both projects have generated discussion within the library and research communities, and Google Print has received significant media attention.

This commentary describes exciting educational possibilities stimulated by Google Scholar, and argues for caution regarding the Google Print project.