CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

The Elephant Weighs In: Updates from HathiTrust and UC Libraries

June 5, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  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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Digitization is Golden: UC Berkeley Book Scanning Projects

May 7, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This post contributed by Erik Mitchell, Associate University Librarian and Director of Digital Initiatives and Collaborative Services at UC Berkeley In July 2014, the UC Berkeley Libraries sent their first … More

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UCSF Partners with Google Books for Digitization Project

September 30, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

By guest blogger, UCSF Archivist Polina Ilieva The UCSF library is an important UC contributor to the Google Books digitization project. Through the collaboration with the California Digital Library (CDL) … More

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New Happenings at HathiTrust – August Update

September 22, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

New happenings at HathiTrust: The University of Michigan received a third grant award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) of 489K for copyright determinations work in … More

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HathiTrust – Cool Happenings in July

August 27, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HTRC Awarded Grant to Build Cool Tool Exciting news for the HathiTrust Research Center! In July, HTRC was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to explore the “Billions … More

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Big Strides for the Elephant – HathiTrust Mid-Year Update 2014

July 17, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

  2014 has been a great year for the HathiTrust Digital Library, and the year is only half over! Milestones In February, HathiTrust surpassed 11 million volumes … More

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It Takes a Village to Digitize a Library: UC Davis’ Mass Digitization Project Concludes

July 9, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

  Some U.C. Davis’ staff who helped make Google Book Digitization Project a success: Front Row: D. Leonard, Loretta Firestone, Jing Jiang; Back Row: Liz Phillips, Miriam Hull, Sarah Koller, … More

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HathiTrust – May 2014 Update

June 18, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from HathiTrust’s May update: HathiTrust released a statement on the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Appeal Ruling. The HathiTrust Research Center released a new dataset, … More

The Shipment that Launched 3.6+ Million Digitized Books: NRLF Celebrates Major Accomplishment

June 17, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NRLF Celebrates 3 Million Books Sent to Google In October 2006, NRLF (Northern Regional Library Facility) sent the first shipment of UC books to Google to be digitized. This shipment launched … More

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Digital Library Appellate Court Ruling

The University of California Libraries join with our HathiTrust colleagues in welcoming the decision by the Second Circuit of the US Court of Appeals that key services of the HathiTrust … More