By Heather Christenson, CDL Mass Digitization Project Manager The UC Libraries’ made great progress in mass digitization of books in 2009, despite significant fiscal challenges. In April 2009 we reached … More…
CDLINFO News: Authored by Heather Christenson
Effective November 18th, the HathiTrust Digital Library is now providing full-text searching capabilities across the entire library of 4.6 million volumes (1.6 billion pages) in the collection.
In 2005, the UC Libraries entered into a ground-breaking partnership with the Internet Archive to digitize public domain book collections from the University of California Libraries. Today, five years and over 64 million pages later, we announce the conclusion of this phase of our Internet Archive collaboration and celebrate the work we have accomplished together.
2008 was a busy year for our UC Libraries’ book digitization activities. This article reviews those efforts.
As part of UC’s mass digitization scanning efforts, the library of the University of California, Davis, in consultation with the Government Information Librarians (GILS) bibliographers group, and the Internet Archive is currently engaged in two important digitization projects.
The UC Libraries are in the process of scanning millions of books from our print collections so that ultimately users will be able to discover and access these books in digital form.