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HathiTrust Digital Library

In January 2012, WU joined HathiTrust, a digital library partnership whose goals is to digitize, preserve, and increase online access to collections. Includes full text access to +3.3 million volumes in public domain.

What is the HathiTrust Digital Library?

Washington University is a member of the HathiTrust Digital Library. Over 10 million volumes have been added to the library; of which more than 3.3 million are available full text. More about HathiTrust and WU Libraries' membership.

WU faculty, students, and staff can:

Quick Search in HathiTrust

"Full view" will limt your results to items in public domain. Advanced Search options.

Search HathiTrust with Primo or via HathiTrust Search Box

Search HathiTrust with Primo, the WU Libraries' new search tool. Primo will also search the WU Catalog and other library databases and resources in a single click. 

Use the HathiTrust search box on the More eBooks & eJournals page on the Libraries' website. 

Other HathiTrust Search Options

HathiTrust Mobile version

Looking for books to read on your iPad, tablet or other mobile device? Try the HathiTrusts's mobile site which allows you to search the HathiTrust catalog and and read "Full view" texts offline.

More info on HathiTrust's mobile site.

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