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HathiTrust – April Update

Highlights from April’s HathiTrust Update: HathiTrust is seeking nominations for the User Support Working Group. The group is looking to add up to two new members who have expertise in providing general user support with expertise in cataloging in particular. To submit nominations […]

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 […]

HathiTrust Services for Users With Print Disabilities

By Heather Christenson, Project Manager, Mass Digitization In an important new development, HathiTrust now provides a way for the UC campuses to offer full view of some of the in-copyright books in HathiTrust to our print disabled patrons.   A designated […]

CDL Webinars for Users Council – And you!

Here’s an excellent and easy opportunity to broaden your knowledge of some of the projects CDL and the campuses are working on. CDL recently hosted a webinar series for Users Council that’s now widely available to UC staff.  (The CDL’s […]

CDL Welcomes Matt Pearson

By Heather Christenson, Project Manager, Mass Digitization CDL is delighted to announce that Matt Pearson began work in the Mass Digitization Team of the Collection Development and Management Program on January 14, 2013 as our new Digitization & Services Coordinator. […]

HathiTrust Collection Exceeds 10 Million Volumes

HathiTrust reached a major milestone on January 5, 2012, exceeding 10 million volumes in its digital collections. More than 2.7 million of these volumes are in the public domain. Read more about the breakdown of collections by copyright distribution date, […]

Announcing the UC Library Reprints Service

By Jason Colman, Project Specialist, Mass Digitization The UC Libraries have digitized hundreds of thousands of public domain books from their collections.  Now, in partnership with Hewlett-Packard, many of these books will be made available for purchase as reading copies […]

HathiTrust – It Just Gets Better

HathiTrust full-text search now leverages the richness of bibliographic data, and building and searching collections just got easier!  Read on for more details of what this means for researchers. Full-text Search The HathiTrust full-text search index now includes bibliographic data, […]

University of Michigan to Identify Orphan Works in HathiTrust

The University of Michigan Library’s Copyright Office is launching the first serious effort to identify orphan works among the in-copyright holdings of the HathiTrust Digital Library, which is funding the project. The vast majority of HathiTrust’s holdings are in-copyright (73%). […]

HathiTrust Makes Progress in April 2011

An update on HathiTrust Activities has been posted at In addition to new functionality for its PageTurner application in April, improving the way volumes in the repository can be viewed and used (announced earlier in CDLINFO, other highlights this […]