New Items Added to HathiTrust

In 2021, one of the many projects that the Digital Services Department handled was the preparation and upload of items into the HathiTrust Digital Library. Before Felicity Dykas retired, she was able to add over 120 items to our English Short Title Catalog Items collection, which brings the current total to 940! Starting in September, …

HathiTrust, Google Books and Chronicling America: Quick Tips for Primary Source Searches

Date: Friday, March 12, 2021 Time: 1:00 – 1:30pm Register here for online workshop Need primary sources on an arcane topic? Join Marie Concannon, head of Government Information at MU Libraries, for this half-hour presentation on power-user tips for finding information in three major online digital libraries: HathiTrust, Google Books and Chronicling America. Marie was …

HathiTrust Temporarily Offers Expanded Access to Digitized Books

We are pleased to announce that the University of Missouri Libraries now has an additional route for faculty, staff and students to access library books while our doors remain closed. The HathiTrust Digital Library’s Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) is now activated! This allows our users temporary online access to some materials from our print …

Celebrate Armistice Day with HathiTrust Books

In honor of Armistice Day, Digital Services and Special Collections added five new items to the HathiTrust. These five items, from the University Libraries collections, offer unique perspectives on World War I.  Each of these is a new addition to the HathiTrust Digital Library. First, is Democracy and Terms of Peace: An Open Letter to …

Concannon’s LibGuide Highlighted by HathiTrust

Congrats to Marie on having her Prices & Wages guide highlighted by HathiTrust. https://www.hathitrust.org/blogs/perspectives-from-hathitrust/popular-libguide-draws-on-hathitrust-repository-unleashing-power

New MU Titles in the HathiTrust

Following is a list of MU Titles that were recently added to the HathiTrust. The plus sign before the title indicates that this was a unique contribution to the HathiTrust; i.e., no one else had contributed a copy of this. Some of the items were new when we started digitizing them and another institution has …

Concannon to Present on Prices and Wages Guide

HathiTrust has opened registration for its Community Week, July 11-14. See session descriptions here. Tuesday, July 12 Sessions 11:00 AM EDT – 12:00 PM EDT The power of page-level linking to draw visitors Speaker: Marie Concannon, Librarian IV, Head, Government Information and Data Archives, University of Missouri The University of Missouri’s Prices and Wages by …

Celebrating Preservation Week with Digital Services!

April 24-30, 2022 is Preservation Week!     Digital Services is committed to ensuring long-term preservation of resources. We utilize and promote good preservation practices.   What preservation programs take place in Digital Services?  Two major programs:  Digitization for preservation: We protect fragile and rare materials by creating a digital version of them and providing online access.  …

Marketing Highlight: Instagram Giveaway and Things to Promote

Thanks to Ying in Digital Services, we held an Instagram giveaway: https://www.instagram.com/p/CZIVRG5pdxt/. Ying designed this calendar out of images from the digital library. We had 77 people enter. This instagram post by Mara got some great engagement back in December: https://www.instagram.com/p/CXCb8-AF8Jd/ Here are some posts you can use to promote to users and/or your departments: …

Digital Services: Twenty for 2020

2020 was a busy and challenging year for the Digital Services Department at the University Libraries. Despite those challenges, we were able to start, advance, and complete an amazing array of projects. We present here twenty of our proudest accomplishments of 2020. 1: MOspace Grows by 12% In 2020, we added 4,200 new items to MOspace, …