Books, Books, Books

The Chronicle of Higher Education this week announced that HathiTrust is now open. HathiTrust is composed of a large group of several universities interested in preserving the work Google has done with digitalizing hundreds of thousands of books. HathiTrust, working to become the biggest library in the world, with Google’s help has currently digitized “2,108,109” volumes. Other stats include:

Currently Digitized
2,108,109 volumes
737,838,150 pages
78 terabytes
25 miles
1,713 tons
333,534 volumes (~16% of total)
in the public domain

This is an amazing resource for everyone. Stop by and check out their site at HathiTrust.


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