UNL's Digital Humanities Content Awaits Entry into HathiTrust
Sep 30, 2010, 08:00 AM
An in-depth archive of documents related to poet Walt Whitman are among the treasures owned and housed in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, but it could soon have a wider audience of students and...
The CIC is a founding member of the HathiTrust, a shared digital archive with more than 30 partner institutions. After UNL becomes a member of the CIC on July 1, 2011, it also will have access to the HathiTrust, which currently contains 6.7 million volumes -- and counting.The World Herald spoke to Kim Armstrong, deputy director of the CIC Center for Library Initiatives, who told the newspaper that “hopefully (the HathiTrust) would give (the Whitman archive) a higher visibility and higher use."
For more information on the CIC and the HathiTrust, visit the Center for Library Initiatives homepage.