Is HathiTrust reliable?

Is HathiTrust reliable?

HathiTrust has been certified as a trustworthy digital repository by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) through their rigorous Trustworthy Repositories Audit and Certification (TRAC) assessment program. Only a small number of digital repositories have been granted this certification.

How do I search HathiTrust?

HathiTrust offers full-text search across all items in the repository (including public domain and in copyright works) The portal to full-text search can be reached at

Who runs HathiTrust?

Mike Furlough
The repository is administered by the University of Michigan. The Executive Director of HathiTrust is Mike Furlough.

Can I print from HathiTrust?

You can select “Full View” before you begin a search or after in your item results. Full view items can be downloaded as PDF for saving and printing either one page at a time or in their entirety.

Is HathiTrust a database?

HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. HathiTrust provides long-term preservation and access services to digitized content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house member institution initiatives.

What is Babel HathiTrust?

Founded in 2008, HathiTrust is a not-for-profit collaborative of academic and research libraries preserving 17+ million digitized items.

How can I download books from HathiTrust?

To download an entire book:

  1. On the left under “Get this Book,” click on “download whole book (PDF)”.
  2. Wait for the PDF to be built (could be 1-2 minutes)
  3. Click “Download PDF” Explorer or Firefox: either open the PDF or save it. Chrome: PDF will automatically download.

How does HathiTrust work?

HathiTrust brings together public domain and in-copyright materials digitized by Google, the Internet Archive, library in-house operations, and other initiatives. Materials are stored securely for access now and in future generations in a robust digital preservation repository.

How do I download HathiTrust pages?

Downloading content HathiTrust offers two options for downloading and saving material: downloading a single page or an entire book. Either option is a simple process. While viewing a book, click on the ‘Download this page (PDF)’ or ‘Download whole book (PDF)’ link on the left-hand side of the page.

Is HathiTrust digital library a database?

The HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital repository based at the University of Michigan to include library content scanned by Google in its Google Books Library Project, as well as content from the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and contributions from member institutions and others.

How do I download a book from HathiTrust?