May 13, 2021 With the onset of the pandemic, many member librarians found themselves working remotely for the first time. While some work easily translated to a new virtual reality, other work did not, and those teams and individuals found themselves turning to creative solutions to continue the important work of their library. Leigh Billings, […]
In anticipation of the National Archives releasing the Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950 on April 1, 2022, we are highlighting a new collection curated from reports available in HathiTrust, the U.S. Census of Population: 1950. We expect that the 2022 release of the head of household primary source records will generate tremendous public […]
Six months into the first year of implementing Strategic Directions 2019-2023, I want to share some highlights and take a look at where we are headed in the next six months. HathiTrust’s Strategic Directions, 2019-2023, reinforces our commitment to digital preservation and access, to our role as stewards of the cultural record, our interdependent success […]
Wealth of Agriculture Documents
HathiTrust Digital Library is a trove of preserved agriculture documents and traditional or historical practices. Several institutions have made these items available using a Creative Commons license, including a recent release of more than 1,000 agricultural bulletins and reports published by Michigan State University’s Agriculture Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Office.