Launched in 2008, HathiTrust is an international partnership of academic and research institutions working together to ensure the long-term preservation and accessibility of the cultural record.
It comprises more than 80 partners who have added to the repository more than 11 million volumes that were digitized from their library collections as well as materials from Internet Archives and Google Books.
As of January 2015, HathiTrust library includes 13,072,477 total volumes out of which ~37% are in the public domain.
Currently Digitized Statistics are updated daily.
HathiTrust offers a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
HathiTrust allows you to do the following:
However, you need to log-in using your AUBNet account to download full-text PDFs that are in the public domain and create your own collections.
The collection includes both public domain and in-copyright works across a full range of subjects.
In September 2014, AUB started its partnership with HathiTrust.
This partnership grants AUB users access a large number of digitized scholarly books and journals from many top-ranked university libraries such as Cornell University, Stanford University, and the University of Michigan.
Log-in to download full-text PDFs that are in the public domain.