June 06, 2008 09:56:04am
200,000 books from American Libraries: milestone
We just reached the milestone of 200,000 books from american libraries. These books have been scanned by the Internet Archive with funding from Microsoft, Yahoo, Sloan Foundation, Boston area libraries, and many others.
76 libraries have contributed to this collection. The ones that have contributed more than 1000 are:
Boston Public Library 5,787
Columbia University Libraries 1,020
New York Public Library 16,561
Prelinger Library 3,348
Princeton Theological Seminary Library 1,952
Research Library, The Getty Research Institute 2,105
The Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries 1,307
The Library of Congress 7,703
University of California Libraries 164,600
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 5,375
A great milestone and more to come. Thank you all!