This week the HathiTrust Research Center
(HTRC) announced the availability of data mining and analytics tools for the
HathiTrust Digital Library, a collection of digital texts from over 70 research
libraries around the world. The new tools provide a much-needed entry point to
large-scale analysis of HathiTrust’s contents.
“All of us at Indiana University and the University of Illinois, who have been working
toward this release for the last year, can be proud of enabling a first round of shared
computation tools for the HathiTrust corpus,” said Beth Plale, professor in the IU
School of Informatics and Computing and co-director of the HTRC. “Now we can
share this framework for...