Princeton Joins HathiTrust

September 8, 2010

We are pleased to announce that Princeton University Library has joined HathiTrust. In joining, Princeton becomes the 29th in a growing number of institutions committed to preserving and providing access to the published record in digital form. Princeton will contribute public domain volumes digitized through its partnership with Google, as well as other locally created digital collections. Princeton's announcement can be found at

Princeton's commitment to this shared enterprise will enrich HathiTrust, adding not only valuable content but also expertise in building this tremendous digital resource.

About Princeton's library:

The Princeton University Library, one of the world's most respected research institutions, serves a diverse community of 6,600 students and 1,100 faculty members with more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, and 2 million non-print items. The holdings in its central facility and 11 specialized libraries range from ancient papyri and incunabula to the most advanced electronic databases and digital collections. The Library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support personnel, complemented by a large student and hourly workforce. More information can be found at the Library's web site: