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Author: Heather Christenson

Who are Trevor, Darrell, Katie, Chloe, Lisa, Stacy, and Xiaowen?

Thanks to the HathiTrust User Experience Advisory Group, we now have a set of “personas” representing HathiTrust users.   For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, personas are composite fictional portraits created to represent different user types who…

HathiTrust Constitutional Convention Ballot Proposals and More

As reported in August, a HathiTrust Constitutional Convention will be held in Washington, D.C. from October 8-10, 2011. The Constitutional Convention will consist of a series of sessions over three days, attended by delegates from each partner institution and…

UC HathiTrust Update & News

by Heather Christenson, HathiTrust Project Manager, CDL August Activities As the academic year begins, the HathiTrust Update on August Activities provides a report on what the HathiTrust partnership has been up to during the not-so-lazy days of summer.  A number…

HathiTrust Constitutional Convention; 3-year Review

A HathiTrust Constitutional Convention will be held in Washington, D.C. from October 8-10, 2011. The Constitutional Convention will consist of a series of sessions over 3 days, attended by delegates from each partner institution and consortium. The sessions will be…

HathiTrust Mid-Year Review of Achievements & Activities

The HathiTrust Communications Working Group has prepared a summary of HathiTrust achievements and activities for the first part of 2011.  Learn details about this year’s activities, including orphan works, new partners, new content, images, datasets, Shibboleth and much, much more.…

Perspectives from HathiTrust: John Wilkin on discovery

HathiTrust has launched a new blog, Perspectives from HathiTrust.    The first post comes from John Wilkin, Associate University Librarian, University of Michigan, and Executive Director, HathiTrust, on the topic of discovery. The HathiTrust Communications Working Group welcomes your ideas…

HathiTrust: 2010 Year in Review

By Heather Christenson, CDL HathiTrust Project Manager A special edition HathiTrust newsletter highlighting 2010 achievements and activities is now available.   2010 was quite a momentous year for our partnership; the membership of HathiTrust doubled to 52 institutions, and…

HathiTrust Search Widget

By Heather Christenson, CDL HathiTrust Project Manager CDL has developed a search box that can be placed on any web page to search the HathiTrust Digital Library directly from websites, learning management systems, library guides and more. There are a…

UC HathiTrust Update

By Heather Christenson, CDL HathiTrust Project Manager HathiTrust has released an update that summarizes activities and work during the month of September 2010. UC continues to make substantial contributions to this collaborative effort.  Some highlights of the UC Libraries’ involvement:…

UC HathiTrust Update

By Heather Christenson, CDL Mass Digitization Project Manager and HathiTrust Project Manager While some may have been enjoying the lazy days of summer, the HathiTrust has experienced a whirlwind of activity and growth.  UC continues to make great contributions! We…