CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

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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HathiTrust – It Just Gets Better

July 29, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust full-text search now leverages the richness of bibliographic data, and building and searching collections just got easier!  Read on for more details of what this means for researchers.  Full-text … More

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University of Michigan to Identify Orphan Works in HathiTrust

May 16, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The University of Michigan Library’s Copyright Office is launching the first serious effort to identify orphan works among the in-copyright holdings of the HathiTrust Digital Library, which is funding the … More

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HathiTrust Makes Progress in April 2011

May 13, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

An update on HathiTrust Activities has been posted at http://www.hathitrust.org/updates_april2011 In addition to new functionality for its PageTurner application in April, improving the way volumes in the repository can be … More

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Viewing HathiTrust Books Just Got Better

Would you like to scan the contents of a book at a glance?  This is now possible with HathiTrust’s upgrade to its pageturner functionality.  The recent enhancements were developed collaboratively … More

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HathiTrust Webinar Available Online

May 5, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Is your 52 volume set of Voltaire checked out but someone else needs to use it?  HathiTrust to the rescue! Want to learn more about HathiTrust, how it’s governed, what … More

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Heather Christenson In Print

April 22, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL’s Heather Christenson has published an article in Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) entitled, “HathiTrust; A Research Library at Web Scale.”  The article,  in vol. 52 (2), pages 93-102, discusses the challenges digitized … More

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Five UC Campuses now Shibboleth Enabled, Making Downloading of HathiTrust Materials Easier

April 21, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Five University of California campuses, UC Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced and San Diego, are now Shibboleth enabled for access to HathiTrust advanced services.   Shibboleth is open source software for … More

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GBS at the Crossroads: What Now, What Next?

March 26, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

One year ago last February just days before the Google Books Settlement Fairness Hearing, I wrote a blogpost fancifully titled Hurtling Toward the Finish Line:  Should the Google Book Settlement … More

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