From the DPLA Blog: The HathiTrust Digital Library will partner with the recently launched Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) to expand discovery and use of HathiTrust’s public domain and other openly available content.
The Michigan Daily (student newspaper at the U. of Michigan) has published a 2100 word story that looks at many of the copyright issues surrounding the HT Digital Library. The story includes comments from: Paul Courant, Dean of Libraries, University of Michigan James Duderstadt, President Emeritus, University of Michigan Paul Aiken, Executive Director, Authors Guild […]
The latest HathiTrust Update (June 2012) is now online. Here are a few highlights. You can access the complete issue here. HathiTrust has updated its bibliographic metadata specifications and minimum bibliographic metadata requirements in preparation for moving to Zephir (under development by California Digital Library) as the bibliographic metadata management system for HathiTrust. The requirements […]
Direct to Complete Report From the Introduction: The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) had a productive 6 months as it works out core issues in Phase I of its development effort. Milestone wise, we are looking forward to and planning for a public demonstration of functionality that is tentatively scheduled for June 2012 as is in […]
Heather Christenson from the California Digital Library Blogs: The HathiTrust Communications Working Group has just announced a new HathiTrust Resources and Guides Web page. Here you can find overviews, instructional materials, and guides covering HathiTrust and its services. These resources have been created by the HathiTrust Communications Working Group and by HathiTrust partner libraries… Materials […]
Some Advanced Search options were added to HathiTrust Full Text Search in February. From the the MLibrary (University of Michigan) Blog for Library Technology. Advanced search allows users to combine a full-text search with searches within specific metadata fields such as Title, Author, or Subject. Example searches can be seen in the blog post. Today, […]
From UDaily: The University of Delaware Library has become one of the newest members of the HathiTrust, a partnership of major academic and research libraries collaborating in an extraordinary digital library initiative to preserve and provide access to the published record in digital form. [Clip] The HathiTrust serves a dual role. First, as a trusted […]