HathiTrust Digital Library now available

Augusta University has joined HathiTrust as a partner institution, making accessible to University Libraries’ users a vast collection of works from an international community of research libraries.  The collection includes more than 16 million volumes, nearly 6 million of which are in the public domain.hathitrust-graphic264x414-191x300

When users access HathiTrust, they are provided with searchable access to digitized materials from all around the world.  In order for Augusta University users to have full access to the complete HathiTrust Collection and functionality, they must log in with their JagNet ID and password at https://www.hathitrust.org/.  They should select Augusta University as the partner institution and will be directed to the University’s login page.  Once logged in, AU users can download PDFs of public domain works and works made available under Creative Commons licenses.

Here are examples of a few items recently made available:

Cornell Making of America Collection:  Includes primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.

Women Composers Collection: A collection of mostly 19th- and early 20th-century musical scores by women composers held at the University of Michigan Music Library.

Records of the American Colonies:  Published documents–legislation, court proceedings, records, correspondence, etc.–from the 13 original colonies and their predecessors.

If you have questions about using HathiTrust, please contact your University Libraries embedded/liaison librarian at http://www.augusta.edu/library/help/liaisons.php.