CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

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


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