From U. of Alabama:
The University of Alabama has become one of the newest partners of Hathitrust, a partnership of major academic and research libraries collaborating in a digital library initiative to preserve and provide access to the published record in digital form.
“The University of Alabama is the first institution in the state to become a partner of HathiTrust. Partnership in the HathiTrust will benefit faculty and staff in many ways,” said Dr. Louis A. Pitschmann, dean of libraries. “They will be able to access and download millions of texts which are public-domain and for which HathiTrust has received permissions.
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