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How to Read Library Ebooks

This guide offers suggestions on how to access and read library subscribed or purchased ebooks.

HathiTrust Ebooks

HathiTrust is a not-for-profit collaborative of academic and research libraries preserving 17+ million digitized items. SHU's subscription to HathiTrust offers full-text reading access to the fullest extent allowable by U.S. copyright law, computational access to the entire corpus for scholarly research, and other emerging services based on the combined collection. HathiTrust ebooks can only be read online and be downloaded per copyright permission.

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