November 30, 2020

New Member: UConn (University of Connecticut) Libraries Join HathiTrust

From a UConn News Release:

The UConn Libraries have become the newest member of HathiTrust Digital Library, a partnership of major academic and research libraries collaborating to compile a massive digital library of published scholarship.

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“Membership in the HathiTrust takes full advantage of what the Internet Archive and Google Books have done, and places that information within a context specifically tailored for our teaching and research community,” says Brinley Franklin, vice provost for UConn Libraries. “Joining forces with the other institutions in this important initiative maximizes our financial resources, enhances the depth of our collections, and offers new support to UConn’s teaching and learning.”

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“As a prominent public research university, the University of Connecticut brings a valuable perspective on public service and community connection to HathiTrust,” says John Wilkin, executive director of HathiTrust and associate university librarian for library information technology at the University of Michigan, one of the primary administrators of the Trust.

Read the Complete Announcement

 

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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