CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

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

September 16, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Mass Digitization  |  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,Newsletter,Mass Digitization  |  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,Newsletter,Mass Digitization  |  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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CDL Welcomes Conclusion of Authors Guild v. Google

May 17, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

CDL welcomes the conclusion of the Authors Guild’s decade long lawsuit against Google. The suit came to an end April 18th when the Supreme Court declined to hear the Authors … More

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HathiTrust’s CRMS Project Win’s ALA’s L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

May 10, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

HathiTrust’s CRMS Project (Copyright Review Management System) is the American Library Association’s 2016 winner of the L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award. The award recognizes CRMS’ dedication to creating a “balanced U.S. … More

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Opening More Books for Public Access – HathiTrust’s CRMS Project

April 27, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

For the past eight years, HathiTrust’s Copyright Review Management System (CRMS) project has developed the tools, infrastructure, and practices to support the collaborative review of books in HathiTrust to make … More

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Heather Christenson joins HathiTrust Digital Library

March 15, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

Heather Christenson, Manager of Digital Content Development and Strategy within the CDL Collections Program, has taken a new position with HathiTrust as Program Officer for Federal Documents & Collections. … More

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. Google

October 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

October 20, 2015 The University of California libraries applaud the ruling by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals that Google’s digitization of library collections, creation of search functionality, display … More

HathiTrust Mobile – With You Wherever You Go

July 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

Did you know that HathiTrust Mobile is a digital library that’s small enough to carry wherever you go? It’s a simplified version of the HathiTrust Digital Library optimized for mobile devices. … More

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The Elephant Weighs In: Updates from HathiTrust and UC Libraries

June 5, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

It’s been a busy year for HathiTrust Digital Library. In April, the five millionth volume was opened for public reading and partner downloading. That’s a weighty accomplishment and it couldn’t have happened without … More

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