CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

HathiTrust Reaches 16 Million Volumes + Most Popular UC Books of 2017

December 14, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On December 5th, 2017, the 16 millionth volume was deposited into HathiTrust. That’s an elephant-sized accomplishment for an organization that has only existed for nine years! The University of … More

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Adding Links to HathiTrust Resources in Your Local ILS

October 19, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC libraries interested in helping their users find digitized books in HathiTrust, may wish to include links to HathiTrust volumes in your local catalog. The Mass Digitization team recently posted … More

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Digitization at the speed of light: 6,000 photos of sci-fi history now on Calisphere

August 29, 2017  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Almost 6,000 newly digitized photos of science fiction and fantasy conventions, held by UC Riverside, are now available on Calisphere. See collection. The photos depict the World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) … More

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Happy Anniversary New Zealand Hansard: Celebrating 150 Years of Openness and Transparency

July 6, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month New Zealand celebrates 150 years of government openness and transparency. It was one of the first countries to record and publish independent transcripts of the speeches and debates … More

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HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) Seeks Proposals from Scholars

May 17, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) is seeking proposals from scholars interested in receiving advanced collaborative support to solve challenging problems related to computational analysis. Who may submit proposals? Individual scholars … More

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New HathiTrust Section Added to CDLib.org

May 10, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

We recently added a new HathiTrust section to the CDLib.org website. The new section describes UC’s partnership and involvement with the HathiTrust Digital Library and is intended for UC librarians, … More

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UC Irvine Book Featured as HathiTrust’s 15 Millionth Volume

March 30, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Press Releases  |  Author: 

Le Parfait Courtisan du Comte Baltasar Castillonois… Congratulations to UC Irvine! Their book, digitized as part of the Google Library Project, was recently celebrated as the 15 millionth volume contributed to the … More

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UC Berkeley Researcher Mines HathiTrust Volumes for Cliometric History of Postsecondary Education in California

September 16, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By guest blogger, UC Berkeley Economist Zach Bleemer Editor’s note: UC Libraries continue to digitize and add to the HathiTrust corpus that is now over 14.7 million volumes. A key reason for digitizing … More

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Flood of UC Riverside Books Flow through Google Digitization Channel

September 8, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

  In January 2016, the UC Riverside Libraries joined the University of California’s ongoing digitization project and began sending books to be digitized as part of the Google Books Library Project. … More

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14.6 Million Books to be Made Available to Blind & Print-Disabled Readers

August 4, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust Digital Library is collaborating with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) to make 14.6 million digital volumes fully accessible to blind and print-disabled readers in the United States. The … More

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