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Special Access Instructions: HathiTrust

A guide providing special instructions for accessing e-books and specific journals.

On/Off Campus Access to Full Text HathiTrust Content

Click on the link below, or visit

Click on Log In:

HathiTrust login page


Select Dickinson College from the drop-down. Click "Continue":

Select Dickinson College


Enter your Dickinson username and password on the Dickinson Gateway page, if you are not already logged in:

Enter Dickinson Username when Prompted

What Content Can We Access?

Dickinson's HathiTrust membership allows Dickinson faculty, staff, and students to download the full text of more than 5 million public domain volumes (out of approximately 13 million volumes archived in HathiTrust). To search only the items where full text is available, select the "Full view only" check box, as shown below.

Select Full View



Alternatively, after conducting a search you can use the tabs at the top of your search result screen to toggle between the complete listing (all items) or the full text items (full view).

Toggle Search Results

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