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June 29, 2016

HathiTrust to help make books accessible to blind, print-disabled users

More than 14 million digital books will soon be made available to blind and print-disabled users, thanks to a new collaboration involving the National Federation of the Blind and the HathiTrust Digital Library, a digital repository hosted at the University of Michigan.

January 12, 2015

Lawsuit over HathiTrust Digital Library resolved

The lawsuit brought by the Author's Guild alleging copyright infringement by U-M and additional HathiTrust institutions came to a formal conclusion on Jan. 6.

Earlier federal district and appeals court rulings upheld the library's digitization and limited use of the copyrighted works in its collection.

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