University of Kentucky Libraries Joins HathiTrust
From the U. of Kentucky:
University of Kentucky Libraries has joined HathiTrust, a growing, global partnership with more than 145 major research institutions and libraries. This new partnership will bolster the accessibility of resources currently available to UK faculty, staff and students. UK is the first institution in Kentucky to join HathiTrust.
Asked about the partnership, Mary Beth Thomson, senior associate dean, said, “UK Libraries is committed to digital preservation and widening access, and we look forward to working with the HathiTrust membership in their efforts to preserve the cultural record and to providing the UK community with access to an increasingly comprehensive collection of digital content. We’re excited UK faculty, staff and students will now have the ability to download the full-text PDFs of over 6 million volumes in the public domain.”
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.