HathiTrust Update – Spring 2014
Recent highlights and events at HathiTrust:
- HathiTrust released a statement regarding the “Heartbeat Bug” on April 9th.
- In February Mike Furlough was appointed Executive Director of HathiTrust. He begins his tenure with HathiTrust on May 19. See the Press Release. Welcome Mike!
- In February HathiTrust surpassed 11 million volumes in the repository.
- In March Mike Furlough and Sarah Michalak participated in a Roundtable discussion on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization organized by the U.S. Copyright Office. HathiTrust will submit and post written comments on the Roundtable issues in April.
- Sarah Lai Stirland of the Disruptive Competition Project recently interviewed Mike Furlough. The interview provides insight into current projects at HathiTrust.