The Colorado Alliance will host a presentation on JSTOR, “a shared digital library created in 1995 to help university and college libraries free up space on their shelves, save costs, and provide greater levels of access to more content” (from JSTOR website, www.jstor.org). Both Alliance members and non-members are welcome to attend this presentation.
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) is hosting a copyright conference on June 9-10, 2014 on its campus in Colorado Springs. The conference is co-sponsored by the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries and CLiC and is free to all registrants.
To register and get more information on the conference go to http://www.uccs.edu/library/copyrightworkshop.html
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.