HathiTrust (listen to pronunciation) is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. The mission of HathiTrust is to contribute to research, scholarship, and the common good by collaboratively collecting, organizing, preserving, communicating, and sharing the record of human knowledge. There are more than 120 partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide.
HathiTrust Digital Library is a collection of over 13 million volumes of searchable books, journals, and government documents, including 5 million available as full-text online.
In February 2016, Texas Christian University joined more than 100 academic and research libraries as a partner in HathiTrust. For more information about the HathiTrust community, see Partnership Community.
For more detail about the kinds of content in HathiTrust and to visualize by call numbers, languages, or dates, see Statistics and Visualizations.
What can I do in HathiTrust?
Anyone can search and view the full-text content in HathiTrust. With login, patrons at member institutions benefit from added features. Below is a brief summary of what you can do. Here is where you can log in.
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|Search full-text of all volumes|
|View full-text of non-copyright volumes|
|Download single page of non-copyright volumes (PDF image)|
|Download full volume of non-copyright volumes (PDF image)||X|
|Search within collections|
|Create and save your own collections||X|
The mission of HathiTrust is to contribute to research, scholarship, and the common good by collaboratively collecting, organizing, preserving, communicating, and sharing the record of human knowledge.
HathiTrust will be a vital catalyst for emerging forms of research, teaching, and learning that engage the scholarly and cultural record.