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  • Project will help researchers explore big data in HathiTrust digitized library

    A project led by J. Stephen Downie, center, a professor in the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and funded by the Mellon Foundation, will help researchers use a vast amount of digitized texts without violating copyright laws. Tim Cole, right, the U. of I. mathematics librarian, is helping develop tools so scholars such as Ted Underwood, left, a U. of I. English professor, can use computational analysis to answer research questions.

    Photo by Joyce Seay-Knoblauch


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  • Editor’s notes: To reach J. Stephen Downie, email To reach Beth Plale, email