The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) requests proposals for its Advanced Collaborative Support (ACS) Program, a scholarly service offering collaboration between researchers and HTRC staff to solve challenging problems related to computational analysis of the HathiTrust corpus. Previous ACS awardees are not eligible. Such proposals should demonstrate: A well-developed research question Identified analysis methods A feasible […]
Gayathri Ramesh joined HathiTrust in October in a new role as UX Designer to conduct user research and design new components for our digital library and web interfaces. She recently completed a Master’s in UX Research and Design and has a Bachelor’s in computer science and engineering with experience in higher education and accessibility design. […]
HathiTrust is pleased to announce that Andrea Cote will become HathiTrust’s first Business Process Consultant Lead. Reporting to the Associate Director, Jennifer Vinopal, Cote will develop a team focused on business analysis and operational excellence. This position is funded by the Building Resilience for Access and Preservation grant from the Mellon Foundation, a multi-year effort […]
We are currently seeking a DevOps Engineer to join our team of developers to build infrastructure for a broad array of applications. We are looking for an engineer to help improve our automated workflows for developing, testing, deploying, and monitoring our applications. Applications are being accepted until November 5, 2023. HathiTrust, administered by the University […]
The third round call for participants in the Metadata Quality Improvement Program (MQIP) is now open! HathiTrust member libraries that currently contribute content (or have in the past) are eligible to access this program to improve, correct, and enhance their own catalogs – the source records for all HathiTrust items. This MQIP Program application period […]
In late August, HathiTrust experienced a multi-day service interruption stemming from a network outage at the University of Michigan. We have since begun internal reviews to identify ways we can improve our response and improve service continuity in the future. We, and our members, consider integrity and reliability of systems and data on a regular basis.
We are seeking participants for a UC-led focus group on the use of eBooks as part of our role in the LEND grant aimed at understanding faculty, staff, and student needs for expanded access to digital titles.