CDLINFO News: Mass Digitization

Digitization at the Click of a Shutter: Works of California Photographers Ruth-Marion Baruch and Pirkle Jones Now Online

Thousands of images by California photographers Ruth-Marion Baruch (1922–1997) and Pirkle Jones (1914–2009) are now digitized and available online (many for the first time!) on Calisphere and UC Santa Cruz University Library … More

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New Mass Digitization Section Added to CDLib.org

April 18, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Mass Digitization section on the CDLib.org website has a brand new look!  New and updated content describes the work, goals, and projects of the Mass Digitization team. Included is … More

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HathiTrust Reaches 16 Million Volumes + Most Popular UC Books of 2017

December 14, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On December 5th, 2017, the 16 millionth volume was deposited into HathiTrust. That’s an elephant-sized accomplishment for an organization that has only existed for nine years! The University of … More

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Digitization at the speed of light: 6,000 photos of sci-fi history now on Calisphere

August 29, 2017  |  Category:  Calisphere,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

Almost 6,000 newly digitized photos of science fiction and fantasy conventions, held by UC Riverside, are now available on Calisphere. See collection. The photos depict the World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) … More

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UC Irvine Book Featured as HathiTrust’s 15 Millionth Volume

March 30, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Press Releases  |  Author: 

Le Parfait Courtisan du Comte Baltasar Castillonois… Congratulations to UC Irvine! Their book, digitized as part of the Google Library Project, was recently celebrated as the 15 millionth volume contributed to the … More

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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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