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Category: Mass Digitization

Thousands of Historic California Legislative Publications Newly Available for Access

A collaboration between CDL’s Mass Digitization Team, the California Office of Legislative Counsel, and librarians at UC Berkeley, Stanford University, and the California State Library has resulted in 4,000 volumes of historic California Legislative materials being digitized and opened for…

New Mass Digitization Section Added to CDLib.org

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 information on where to find, access, and use UC’s mass…

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

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 California Libraries have played a significant role in building HathiTrust to…

Adding Links to HathiTrust Resources in Your Local ILS

UC libraries interested in helping their users find digitized books in HathiTrust, may wish to include links to HathiTrust volumes in your local catalog. The Mass Digitization team recently posted a decision tree to assist with this work. The document…

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

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”) and its attendees throughout the 1960s and early 1970s.…

Happy Anniversary New Zealand Hansard: Celebrating 150 Years of Openness and Transparency

This month New Zealand celebrates 150 years of government openness and transparency. It was one of the first countries to record and publish independent transcripts of the speeches and debates in its Parliament. The debates of the New Zealand Parliament…

HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) Seeks Proposals from Scholars

The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) is seeking proposals from scholars interested in receiving advanced collaborative support to solve challenging problems related to computational analysis. Who may submit proposals? Individual scholars or teams of scholars from academic and non-profit institutions. At…

New HathiTrust Section Added to CDLib.org

We recently added a new HathiTrust section to the CDLib.org website. The new section describes UC’s partnership and involvement with the HathiTrust Digital Library and is intended for UC librarians, staff and students, as well as the interested public. The…

UC Irvine Book Featured as HathiTrust’s 15 Millionth Volume

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 HathiTrust Digital Library! Published in 1585, Le Parfait Courtisan du Comte Baltasar Castillonois… is known…

UC Berkeley Researcher Mines HathiTrust Volumes for Cliometric History of Postsecondary Education in California

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 library collections is to facilitate new forms…