The Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries is pleased to announce that the public domain materials from HathiTrust (http://www.hathitrust.org/about#) have been added to the Prospector union catalog. HathiTrust is a partnership between major research institutions and libraries to preserve the cultural record and make them available to future generations. Prospector has loaded the metadata for over 3 million public domain ebooks and they are accessible to all users of Prospector at no cost. Users may read the ebooks online or download them in PDF format for local ebook readers.
Robin and Rose will be presenting "A Showcase of Colorado Alliance Services" at two upcoming CLiC Spring Workshops:
Grand Junction, March 3, 1:45 - 3:00, Kannah Room
Pueblo, April 25, 10:45 - 12:00, Chameleon/Gt. Plains Room
The theme of the CLiC Spring Workshops is "What's YOUR Story?" We hope you'll visit us in Grand Junction or Pueblo to learn more about our services and share with us how the Alliance can help your library!
The Colorado Alliance will host a presentation on SIPX for Higher Education. SIPX is a “web-based technology, created to manage copyrights and deliver digital course materials.” (from the SIPX brochure). Through SIPX, a library user is able to access material in their institution’s holdings, as well as royalty free and public domain content. Professors can use SIPX to locate specific articles or other documents and embed links in their course syllabus. Some advantages of SIPX include