CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

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

HathiTrust – April Update

May 20, 2014  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from April’s HathiTrust Update: HathiTrust is seeking nominations for the User Support Working Group. The group is looking to add up to two new members who have … More

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Embed with HathiTrust: Putting Digital Books in Your Users’ Path

May 8, 2014  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Did you know that it’s easy to embed HathiTrust books in your website? You can embed any public domain book into HTML code.  Follow the instructions on the HathiTrust website or simply … More

HathiTrust Update – Spring 2014

April 17, 2014  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Mike Furlough (photo by Penn State) Recent highlights and events at HathiTrust: HathiTrust released a statement regarding the “Heartbeat Bug”  on April 9th. In February Mike Furlough was appointed Executive … More

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HathiTrust A Gold Mine for Researchers

March 6, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Heist from the San Francisco Mint?  An inside job?  Whatever the solution to this mystery, a crafty researcher used the HathiTrust Digital Library to try to track down the answer.  … More

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