HTRC Awarded Grant from NEH

Jul 31, 2014

News release courtesy of the Hathi Trust Digital Library:

The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) is pleased to announce an exciting new project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The NEH awarded $324,841 for “Exploring the Billions and Billions of Words in the HathiTrust Corpus with Bookworm: HathiTrust + Bookworm” (HT+BW) a two-year project that begins September 1, 2014 and will conclude August 31, 2016.

This project will be directed by J. Stephen Downie (Co-Director of the HTRC and Professor and Associate Dean of Research at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) in collaboration with internal partners from the Illinois Informatics Institute (I3) and the University Library and external partners from Indiana University, Northeastern University, and the Baylor College of Medicine. More...

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