CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

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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HathiTrust Update

June 30, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Through the diligent efforts of a CDL and University of Michigan team, UC’s Google-digitized books are now flowing into the HathiTrust repository, and ingest is progressing well.  At the time of this writing, the number of volumes available via the HathiTrust beta catalog is 136,125, and this number grows weekly.

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