CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

HathiTrust April 2012 Update

This month’s HathiTrust update is now available.  The update reports that “California Digital Library created prototype exports of the metadata that will be used to populate HathiTrust’s tab-delimited inventory files … More

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HathiTrust March 2012 Update – New Board of Governors, CDL Zephir testing and more

April 19, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In March, the new members of HathiTrust’s Board of Governors were announced; working group and committee reports are included. The California Digital Library achieved a milestone in March, loading all … More

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HathiTrust Update for February – Full-text search, Bib Data Management and more

March 12, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

You can learn about the twelve candidates running for HathiTrust’s Board of Governors, find out about local digitization projects, and discover what the CDL is doing with Bibliographic Data Management … More

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HathiTrust Collection Exceeds 10 Million Volumes

January 6, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust reached a major milestone on January 5, 2012, exceeding 10 million volumes in its digital collections. More than 2.7 million of these volumes are in the public domain. Read … More

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Announcing the UC Library Reprints Service

December 1, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Jason Colman, Project Specialist, Mass Digitization The UC Libraries have digitized hundreds of thousands of public domain books from their collections.  Now, in partnership with Hewlett-Packard, many of these … More

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Who are Trevor, Darrell, Katie, Chloe, Lisa, Stacy, and Xiaowen?

Thanks to the HathiTrust User Experience Advisory Group, we now have a set of “personas” representing HathiTrust users.   For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, personas are … More

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HathiTrust Update, September 2011 – Constitutional Convention and much more

October 17, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

 Read the latest about the recent HathiTrust Constitutional Convention (with wide UC library participation), HathiTrust Mobile, Authors Guild Lawsuit, and a whole host of other initiatives in the latest HathiTrust … More

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HathiTrust Constitutional Convention Ballot Proposals and More

September 26, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As reported in August, a HathiTrust Constitutional Convention will be held in Washington, D.C. from October 8-10, 2011. The Constitutional Convention will consist of a series of sessions over three … More

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Reading 5 Million Books at Once: Google N-Grams at TEDxBoston

September 22, 2011  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Technology  |  Author: 

Google has digitized millions of books from libraries across the world, including the UC Libraries. While our digitized books are great for traditional reading and research, the corpus also offers … More

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UC HathiTrust Update & News

September 9, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

by Heather Christenson, HathiTrust Project Manager, CDL August Activities As the academic year begins, the HathiTrust Update on August Activities provides a report on what the HathiTrust partnership has been … More