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Editors’ Choice: Checking In With Google Books, HathiTrust, and the DPLA

Google Books and HathiTrust have been making headlines in the library world and beyond for years now, while a new player, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), has only recently entered the scene. This article will provide a “state of the environment” update for these digital library projects including project history and background. It will also examine some challenges common to all three projects including copyright, orphan works, metadata, and quality issues.

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This content was selected for Digital Humanities Now by Editor-in-Chief Lisa Rhody based on nominations by Editors-at-Large: Anne McGrail, Guinevere Barlow, Leonor Medeiros, Rwany Sibaja, Sarah Canfield Fuller, and Sayema Rawof