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UC Request Software Offers Links to HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books

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In order to help UC faculty, students, and staff at all ten University of California campuses get electronic content as quickly as possible, the Request program has integrated access to copyright protected material via HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access System (ETAS).…

Last updated: May 7, 2020

UC Libraries’ Shared Print Program Joins the Partnership for Shared Book Collections

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The University of California Libraries’ Shared Print program has joined the Partnership for Shared Book Collections, a federation of shared print monographic programs that aims to coordinate shared print collaboration in North America to support cost-effective retention and access to…

Last updated: May 1, 2020

HathiTrust Provides Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books

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In response to COVID-19 library service disruptions, HathiTrust has taken an important step to open up copyrighted material in their digital library to member institutions with copies of those items in their physical collections. UC faculty, students, and staff at…

Last updated: April 14, 2020

eBook Usability Criteria and Case Study Report

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In light of the global coronavirus pandemic, campus closures and significant disruption to teaching, learning, and research, our UC campuses have moved to e-format resources purchasing to allow our researchers quick access to the needed materials. Because print collections at…

Last updated: March 30, 2020

CDL COVID-19 Update

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Update (6/3/20): Bay Area counties have updated their shelter in place orders with a phased re-opening approach for some businesses; however, the shelter in place order is still in place for the general population. Currently, CDL will remain on telecommute…

Last updated: June 2, 2020

4.5 Million UC Volumes Digitized & UC’s Most Popular Full View Books in HathiTrust for 2019

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The University of California Libraries recently contributed the 4,500,000th digitized book from their collections to HathiTrust Digital Library–a tremendous achievement resulting from 15 years of continuous digitization work. 
The vast majority of these millions of volumes were generated via…

Last updated: March 2, 2020

HathiTrust Roundup: New Outreach Tools, Webcasts, and Research Center Workshops for HathiTrust Member Libraries

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HathiTrust Digital Library has expanded its support resources with a new patron engagement toolkit; a set of member webcasts to share best practices and lessons learned; and a spring offering of HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) workshops.
HathiTrust Member Toolkit
HathiTrust’s…

Last updated: March 2, 2020

UC & HathiTrust Celebrate Public Domain Day 2020

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On January 1, 2020, the HathiTrust Digital Library opened more than 45,000 digital volumes for full view reading access for U.S. users (see HathTrust’s 1924 Publications collection), marking the second recent expansion of the public domain in the United States.…

Last updated: March 2, 2020

Cambridge University Press and the University of California Agree to Open Access Publishing Deal

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Agreement is UC’s first with a major publisher and Cambridge’s first in the Americas
The University of California and Cambridge University Press have entered into a transformative agreement that will advance the global shift toward an open access future for…

Last updated: March 2, 2020

UC-Elsevier Negotiations: Information & Status Updates

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UC-Elsevier Negotiations: Information & Status Updates

For important news about UC's negotiation with Elsevier, and what it means for you, please check out our information page: https://osc.universityofcalifornia.edu/open-access-at-uc/publisher-negot...

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