May 29, 2022

The Top 10 Most Accessed Volumes in the HathiTrust Digital Library (January 2015)

The following table was first published in the February 15, 2015 issue of the HathiTrust Update where you’ll also find the latest project news and statistics including an update on the Government Documents Registry project.


Source: HathiTrust January 2015 Update

Current HathiTrust Digital Librar Totals (January 2015 Update)

  • 13,262,549 total volume
  • 6,733,962 book titles
  • 351,709 serial titles
  • 4,641,892,150 pages
  • 594 terabytes
  • 157 miles
  • 10,776 tons
  • 4,961,315 volumes(~37% of total) in the public domain

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See Also: HathiTrust Releases 2014 Year in Review (February 2, 2015)

See Also: The Top 10 Most Accessed Volumes in the HathiTrust Database (December 2014)

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