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E-books and E-book Collections: HathiTrust


Current Northeastern faculty, staff and students may login to HathiTrust to read scanned books currently in our print collection that are unavailable due to COVID-19, through the Emergency Temporary Access Service.    All HathiTrust materials available through Northeastern are linked in Scholar OneSearch, the library's catalog and discovery system.

Due to international copyright restrictions, HathiTrust materials are not available to London New College of the Humanities affiliates.

Online reading in 3 steps

Step 1: Log in at the top right using your myNortheastern username and password for full text access.

Illustration of HathiTrust login


Step 2: Select the temporary access link in the book you wish to read

Temporary access links


Step 3: Use the Check Out button to read the book. 

Check Out in HathiTrust



Public domain works (chiefly pre-1923 publications and materials made available under Creative Commons license) are available for downloading.  Other materials may be read online in your browser only.

Text mining

HathiTrust is available for text and data mining upon request and registration.  See our text mining guide for links and information.


PDF Icon This PDF tutorial handout illustrates the steps to access items in HathiTrust available in our print collections.



Connect to HathiTrust