CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

HathiTrust Mobile – With You Wherever You Go

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