Among the items to be archived are parts of the university's Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection featuring over 960,000 works from Mexico, South America, the Caribbean and Central America.
Google plans to incorporate the digitised material into its Google Books Library Project which aims to create a searchable online database of books from around the world.
The University of Texas at Austin has 17 libraries containing more than eight million volumes, making it the fifth largest academic library in the US.
Google said that public domain documents from the collection will be freely available to anyone online. Copyrighted materials will display basic information about the book along with a text excerpt and information about where the book can be obtained.
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