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Databases: HathiTrust: HathiTrust

Overview of the HathiTrust, a shared digital repository

What is the HathiTrust?

The HathiTrust:

  • began in 2008 and is a shared digital repository.
  • provides a cost-effective infrastructure of valuable research materials. 
  • incorporates digitized content from some of the United States' largest research libraries.
  • digitizes books and journals from major library collections and partners (such as Google, etc.)
  • hosts up-wards of 15-million volumes (including a couple million published before 1924).
  • partnered with Utah State University in 2010.

To use HathiTrust's full resources:

  • go to the HathiTrust.org and login
  • select Utah State University as your institution
  • use your A# in order to access material additional to what is available on the public domain

View this HathiTrust 101 presentation or go to HathiTrust FAQ for more information.

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