CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

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


Newsletter Spotlight: CDL’s Mass Digitization projects

January 30, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recently, UCOP’s link newsletter included an article, Digitization project breathes new life into UC Libraries’ collections, focusing on the University of California Reprints website and CDL’s Mass Digitization projects.  Check it out! … More

HathiTrust – December 2013 Update

January 13, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust highlights for the month of December include the following: An update on the Executive Director Search Approval of HathiTrust’s 2014 budget and fees An arrangement to preserve and … More


HathiTrust October 2013 Update

November 12, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

There are a number of exciting announcements from HathiTrust this month: Zephir, a new bibliographic data management system developed for HathiTrust by the California Digital Library was released. HT … More


Introducing Zephir, HathiTrust’s New Metadata Management System

November 7, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL), in collaboration with staff from the University of Michigan, has developed and implemented a new bibliographic metadata management system, Zephir, for the HathiTrust Digital Library. … More


HathiTrust September 2013 Update

October 14, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

An Executive Director search is under way for HathiTrust, as reported in the HT September update.  Other highlights in September include a meeting of the Program Committee, where it was … More


The Richness of the UC Libraries Revealed in Reprints

October 8, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries are happy to announce the re-launch of the University of California Library Reprints website! Through our partnerships with the Internet Archive and Google, the UC Libraries … More

UC Davis Joins Google Book Digitization Project

July 29, 2013  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Heather Christenson, CDL, & Karleen Darr, UC Davis In June 2013, the UC Davis Library began sending public domain (out-of- copyright) books and journals to be digitized as part … More

UC Libraries partner with DPLA via HathiTrust

June 18, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As announced today, HathiTrust Digital Library collections, including over 400,000 UC volumes, will be discoverable within the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) project.  Of HathiTrust’s nearly 11 million volumes, … More