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March Newsletter for UC Libraries HathiTrust Help Center Now Posted

The March (Q1) newsletter for the UC Libraries HathiTrust Help Center is now posted. Topics include new resources for library colleagues who are participating in the HathiTrust Shared Print Program; Dear Zephir’s detailed answer to why a user sometimes can’t […]

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 Digital Collections. They are also available at the Digital Library of […]

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. They […]

Merritt Service Update: April – May 2012

Merritt Service Description Merritt is a production level service that provides the UC community with an easy to use tool to manage, archive, and share their content. Content can be deposited and managed via a user-interface or an API. Merritt […]

Reading 5 Million Books at Once: Google N-Grams at TEDxBoston

Google has digitized millions of books from libraries across the world, including the UC Libraries. While our digitized books are great for traditional reading and research, the corpus also offers a unique opportunity for new kinds of inquiry. For instance: […]

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library Finishes Digitization

Working together with CDL and Google, UCSD has finished digitizing nearly 100,000 volumes from the collections of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library ( – the world’s largest oceanographic library. Included are works on marine biology, climate science, ecology, geology, and many other subjects. The collection […]