February 28, 2021

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.

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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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About Gary Price

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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