CDLINFO News: Authored by Heather Christenson

HathiTrust Update & Significant Milestone

By Heather Christenson, Mass Digitization Project Manager and CDL HathiTrust Project Manager HathiTrust Reaches 1.1 Million Public Domain Volumes The HathiTrust has collectively reached one of our long-anticipated goals; over … More


UC’s Internet Archive-digitized Books Now Loading into the HathiTrust

By Heather Christenson, CDL HathiTrust Project Manager Through a collaborative effort between the California Digital Library and the University of Michigan, the University of California volumes digitized by Internet … More


HathiTrust Update

By Heather Christenson, Mass Digitization Project Manager and CDL HathiTrust Project Manager The HathiTrust has released a January 2010 update.  The following are highlights of UC contributions to the HathiTrust, … More


Mass Digitization Projects Update: 2009 in Review

January 25, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Heather Christenson, CDL Mass Digitization Project Manager The UC Libraries’ made great progress in mass digitization of books in 2009, despite significant fiscal challenges. In April 2009 we reached … More


HathiTrust Large Scale Search

November 20, 2009  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Effective November 18th, the HathiTrust Digital Library is now providing full-text searching capabilities across the entire library of 4.6 million volumes (1.6 billion pages) in the collection.

Completion of UC-Internet Archive on-site mass digitization projects

September 18, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In 2005, the UC Libraries entered into a ground-breaking partnership with the Internet Archive to digitize public domain book collections from the University of California Libraries. Today, five years and over 64 million pages later, we announce the conclusion of this phase of our Internet Archive collaboration and celebrate the work we have accomplished together.

Mass Digitization Projects Update

February 9, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

2008 was a busy year for our UC Libraries’ book digitization activities. This article reviews those efforts.

UC Davis and Internet Archive Make Important Geologic and Water Resources Available

February 9, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As part of UC’s mass digitization scanning efforts, the library of the University of California, Davis, in consultation with the Government Information Librarians (GILS) bibliographers group, and the Internet Archive is currently engaged in two important digitization projects.

Mass Digitization Projects Update

April 15, 2008  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries are in the process of scanning millions of books from our print collections so that ultimately users will be able to discover and access these books in digital form.