CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

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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CDL Welcomes Conclusion of Authors Guild v. Google

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

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,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  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,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Staff News  |  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,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  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,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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