CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

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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Google Books Amended Settlement Agreement Decision: UC and HathiTrust Responses

March 23, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The UC libraries have issued a statement on the March 22, 2011 federal court decision regarding the proposed Google Books Amended Settlement Agreement.  The statement is available on UC’s Reshaping … More

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UC Libraries Digitize 3,000,000 Books

October 27, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Mass Digitization team at CDL is proud to announce that the 3,000,000th volume has been digitized from the collections of the University of California libraries! Reaching this milestone … More

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The Story of the Digital Book [Video]

September 8, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Millions of books from the UC Libraries have been digitized, but how?  Go behind the scenes to learn about the UC Libraries’ digitization process and see several ways you can … More

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