CDLINFO News: HathiTrust

New HathiTrust Section Added to CDLib.org

May 10, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

We recently added a new HathiTrust section to the CDLib.org website. The new section describes UC’s partnership and involvement with the HathiTrust Digital Library and is intended for UC librarians, … More

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UC Irvine Book Featured as HathiTrust’s 15 Millionth Volume

March 30, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Press Releases,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

Le Parfait Courtisan du Comte Baltasar Castillonois… Congratulations to UC Irvine! Their book, digitized as part of the Google Library Project, was recently celebrated as the 15 millionth volume contributed to the … More

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UC Berkeley Researcher Mines HathiTrust Volumes for Cliometric History of Postsecondary Education in California

September 16, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Mass Digitization  |  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,Newsletter,Mass Digitization  |  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,Newsletter,Mass Digitization  |  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,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  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

May 10, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

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,Newsletter,Mass Digitization  |  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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HathiTrust Mobile – With You Wherever You Go

July 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Mass Digitization  |  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,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  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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