Answered By: Library Services Desk Last Updated: May 25, 2017 Views: 823
Some HathiTrust books can be downloaded without logging in as a UMD user, but others require a Directory ID and password for full-text download.
- Books that are in the public domain and are not subject to any other third party agreements can be downloaded in their entirety without a log-in.
- Books that were Google-digitized are subject to third party agreements, and as such require a log-in to be downloaded even if they are in the public domain.
Not all HathiTrust books will prompt you to sign in. If the book is prompting you to sign it, it is because it was Google-digitized (or is otherwise subject to third party licensing agreements).
Accordingly, patrons using guest accounts will NOT be able to download the full text of the book. You can download single pages or read the book onsite at one of our libraries.
Please go to this web page for more information and a link for logging in to
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