May 18, 2022

HathiTrust Adds Orphan Works Candidates Search Interface and Info

At the moment 27 items listed but that’s sure to change.

Direct to Orphan Works Candidates Search Interface. Here’s a link to an actual record.

A link to the full record is located below the “about this book” header.

On the UX, results pages, and on individual records you’ll see this text:

If you are a bona fide copyright holder of any of these volumes, please contact us at the Orphan Works Project.

See Also: Orphan Works and Orphan Works Candidate Info (via MLibrary)

Hat Tip/Thanks: @wiredcampus

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