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Subject profile of titles in the HathiTrust Digital Library.

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  • 1. Subject Distribution of Titles in the Hathi Repository Selected Snapshots June 2010 (Malpas, OCLC Research)
  • 2. Distribution of Titles in Hathi Repository by Subject and Availability / Access Communicable Diseases & Misc. Health Facilities, Nursing Physical Education & Recreation N = 3.6M titles Medicine By Body System Preclinical Sciences Chemistry Computer Science Psychology Medicine By Discipline Performing Arts Anthropology Mathematics Health Professions & Public Health Agriculture Biological Sciences Medicine Geography & Earth Sciences Physical Sciences Law Education Music Sociology Library Science, Reference Political Science Government Documents Engineering & Technology Art & Architecture Philosophy & Religion Business & Economics Unknown Classification History & Auxiliary Sciences Language, Linguistics & Literature 0 100,000 200,000 300,000 400,000 500,000 600,000 700,000 800,000 900,000 1,000,000 Titles / Manifestations Data current as of June 2010
  • 3. Hathi Snapshot: Language, Linguistics & Literature Total titles in category: 897,719 (25% of titles in Hathi) Top 10 Subject Areas Total full-text titles in category: Full Text Search Only 116,898 (20% of full-text titles in Hathi) Italian Literature Books: 99% Serials: 1% Spanish Literature in Europe Fiction in English Spanish Literature in America,… Most abundant: Russian Literature English Literature (92,063 titles) Middle Indo-Aryan Dialects… Most available: German Literature Latin Language (39% in full text) American Literature French Literature English Literature Titles in English: 287,403 (32%) 0 40,000 80,000 Titles / Manifestations Data current as of June 2010
  • 4. Hathi Snapshot: History & Auxiliary Sciences Total titles in category: 568,174 (16% of titles in Hathi) Top 10 Subject Areas Total full-text titles in category: Full View Search Only 87,070 (15% of full-text titles in Hathi) Genealogy Books: 98% Serials: 2% History - Africa History - Germany History - Russia. Soviet Union Most abundant: History - France, Andorra, Monaco History - East Asia, S.E. Asia, Far East History - Great Britain (75,522 titles) History - Southern Asia, Indian… Most available: History - S.W. Asia, Middle East History - United States, 1790-1861 History, General (46% in full text) History - Eastern Asia, S.E. Asia,… 0 20,000 40,000 60,000 80,000 Titles in English: 257,393 (45%) Titles / Manifestations Data current as of June 2010
  • 5. Hathi Snapshot: Business & Economics Total titles in category: 279,744 (8% of titles in Hathi) Top 10 Subject Areas Total full-text titles in category: Full View Search Only 26,271 (4% of full-text titles in Hathi) Business, Business Administration Books: 94% Serials: 6% Socialism. Communism. Utopias.… Transportation & Communication,… Most abundant: Commerce, General Special Industries & Trades, General Economic History & Conditions Economic Theory (62,243 titles) Finance, General Most available: Economics - Industries, Land Use,… Transportation & Communication Labor, General (21% in full text) Economic History & Conditions 0 20,000 40,000 60,000 Titles in English: 155,437 (56%) Titles / Manifestations Data current as of June 2010
  • 6. Hathi Snapshot: Philosophy & Religion Total titles in category: 210,127 (6% of titles in Hathi) Top 10 Subject Areas Total full-text titles in category: Full View Search Only 39,072 (7% of full-text titles in Hathi) Doctrinal Theology Books: 98% Serials: 2% Practical Theology Philosophy - Ancient, Medieval,… Most abundant: Bible Religions, Mythology, Rationalism Protestantism (26,148 titles) Christianity Most available: Roman Catholic Church Protestantism Islam, Bahaism, Theosophy, etc. Philosophy - Modern (1450/1600- ) (35% in full text) Religions, Mythology, Rationalism Titles in English: 91,210 (43%) 0 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 30,000 Titles / Manifestations Data current as of June 2010
  • 7. Hathi Snapshot: Art & Architecture Total titles in category: 129,479 (4% of titles in Hathi) Top 10 Subject Areas Total full-text titles in category: Full View Search Only 10,663 (2% of full-text titles in Hathi) Numismatics Books: 97% Serials: 3% Print Media, Printmaking,… Arts in General Most abundant: Graphic Arts, Drawing, Design Visual Arts in General Photography (36,501 titles) Sculpture Decorative Arts, Applied Arts Most available: Architecture Numismatics Painting (19% in full text) Visual Arts in General Titles in English: 67,029 (52%) 0 10,000 20,000 30,000 40,000 Titles / Manifestations Data current as of June 2010
  • 8. Hathi Snapshot: Engineering & Technology Total titles in category: 124,000 (3% of titles in Hathi) Top 10 Subject Areas Total full-text titles in category: Full View Search Only 21,100 (4% of full-text titles in Hathi) Printing Books: 93% Serials: 7% Environmental Technology Manufactures Most abundant: General Technology General Engineering Motor Vehicles, Aeronautics, Astronautics (17,767 titles) Mining Engineering & Metallurgy Most available: Chemical Technology Railroad Engineering Mechanical Engineering & Machinery (42% in full text) Electrical Engineering General Engineering Titles in English: 97,912 (79%) 0 4,000 8,000 12,000 16,000 Titles / Manifestation Data current as of June 2010
  • 9. Hathi Snapshot: Political Science Total titles in category: 107,126 (3% of titles in Hathi) Total full-text titles in category: Top 10 Subject Areas 12,440 (2% of full-text titles in Hathi) Full View Search Only Books: 96% Serials: 4% Political Inst. & Public Admin., General Political Science, General Military Science, General Most abundant: Local Government Political Inst. & Public Admin. - Europe Armies - Organization, Distribution,… (16,695 titles) Political Inst. & Public Admin. -… Most available: Political Theory, Theory of the State Naval Ordnance International Law, International… (49% in full text) Political Inst. & Public Admin. -… Political Inst. & Public Admin. - Europe Titles in English: 58,344 (54%) 0 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 Titles / Manifestations Data current as of June 2010
  • 10. Hathi Snapshot: Library Science, Reference Total titles in category: 96,897 (3% of titles in Hathi) Total full-text titles in category: Top 10 Subject Areas 11,593 (2% of full-text titles in Hathi) Full View Search Only Books: 88% Serials: 12% Bookselling & Publishing Diplomatics. Archives Personal Bibliography Most abundant: General Bibliography Libraries - Library Science National Bibliography - Europe (23,762 titles) Academies & Learned Societies Most available: Collections Yearbooks, Almanacs, Directories Journalism, the Periodical Press (43% in full text) Subject Bibliography Libraries - Library Science Titles in English: 49,727 (51%) 0 5,000 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 Titles / Manifestations Data current as of June 2010
  • 11. Subject and Library Holdings Distribution for Titles in the Hathi Corpus Preclinical Sciences More widely held Computer Science Medicine By Discipline Health Facilities, Nursing Communicable Diseases & Misc. Medicine By Body System Health Professions & Public Health Government Documents Psychology Chemistry Performing Arts Mathematics Education Physical Sciences Sociology Medicine < 5 libraries Art & Architecture Biological Sciences 5 - 24 libraries Engineering & Technology 25 - 100 libraries Physical Education & Recreation Law >101 libraries Political Science Geography & Earth Sciences Library Science, Reference Anthropology Music Philosophy & Religion History & Auxiliary Sciences Language, Linguistics & Literature Business & Economics Agriculture Unknown Classification Less widely held 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% % of Titles/Manifestations in Category N = 3.6M titles Data current as of June 2010
  • 12. Questions to: malpasc@oclc.org

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