The UNLV University Libraries just recently signed up with HathiTrust, a partnership of research institutions committed to preserving and offering access to digitized essays and other materials by means of a shared repository.
Nearly 100 HathiTrust partners bring an excess of 13 million volumes of copyrighted and public domain materials to lifelong students worldwide. More than 5 centuries and 400 languages represented in the HathiTrust repository will certainly now be offered to the UNLV neighborhood through the Libraries’ web website.
“The UNLV University Libraries have long acknowledged the value of digitization and the long-lasting conservation of knowledge, as provened by our own Digital Collections Department and the work we have under method on digital asset management,” stated UNLV University Libraries Dean Patricia Iannuzzi. “Joining HathiTrust was a natural next step for us in our goal to provide much deeper access to the world’s print record for the UNLV neighborhood and to participate with research libraries across the globe to protect our heritage.”
HathiTrust repository users can carry out bibliographic or full-text searches, read and download public domain and open access products online, and create their own sharable collections utilizing HathiTrust’s collection-building feature. Forthcoming to the HathiTrust repository are U.S. federal files, images, and audio files in addition to its huge book and journal collection.
For more information, please see HathiTrust at www.hathitrust.org or UNLV University Libraries at https://www.library.unlv.edu/.