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Beyond Access: Using ETAS to Improve 15K Catalog Records
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, […]
May 12, 2021
1950 U.S. Census Publications Available in HathiTrust
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 […]
April 16, 2021
2019: HathiTrust at Mid-Year & Upcoming Opportunities
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 […]
August 6, 2019
HathiTrust Members: Opening State and Local Agriculture Documents
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.
May 7, 2019