Notre Dame Joins HathiTrust
The University of Notre Dame has become the newest member of HathiTrust, a partnership of major academic and research libraries collaborating in compiling a massive digital library. Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries is a sustaining member and will work toward digitizing its unique collections.
Membership in HathiTrust is an exciting step for Notre Dame,” said Susan Ohmer, assistant provost and interim director of the Hesburgh Libraries. “We have joined a shared enterprise of leading academic research libraries committed to both preservation for and reliable access to the digital record of scholarship.”
Hesburgh Libraries possesses more than 3.3 million volumes and an ever-growing array of electronic periodical indexes and full-text documents. It has renowned special collections in areas such as Dante studies, Latin American, Spanish and Spanish Colonial culture, Irish Studies, sports, and Catholic Americana which continue to attract scholars from around the world.
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