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 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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Digitization is Golden: UC Berkeley Book Scanning Projects

May 7, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This post contributed by Erik Mitchell, Associate University Librarian and Director of Digital Initiatives and Collaborative Services at UC Berkeley In July 2014, the UC Berkeley Libraries sent their first … More

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UCSF Partners with Google Books for Digitization Project

September 30, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

By guest blogger, UCSF Archivist Polina Ilieva The UCSF library is an important UC contributor to the Google Books digitization project. Through the collaboration with the California Digital Library (CDL) … More

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Big Strides for the Elephant – HathiTrust Mid-Year Update 2014

July 17, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

  2014 has been a great year for the HathiTrust Digital Library, and the year is only half over! Milestones In February, HathiTrust surpassed 11 million volumes … More

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It Takes a Village to Digitize a Library: UC Davis’ Mass Digitization Project Concludes

July 9, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

  Some U.C. Davis’ staff who helped make Google Book Digitization Project a success: Front Row: D. Leonard, Loretta Firestone, Jing Jiang; Back Row: Liz Phillips, Miriam Hull, Sarah Koller, … More

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