HathiTrust Help & Tutorials: Login to HathiTrust

This guide provides information on how to find and access resources in HathiTrust, a digital preservation repository that includes over ten million volumes from partner library collections.

How to Login to HathiTrust.

HathiTrust is freely available to anyone with an internet connection. 

Enhanced access through KU's partnership with HathiTrust is licensed for all KU students, faculty, and staff connecting with their partner login (KU Online ID and Password).

Logging in allows users to create and save collections and access full pdf downloads of "Full View" content.

To login to HathiTrust, do the following:

  1. Go to http://www.hathitrust.org.
  2. Perform a search or click on the “Collections” link.
  3. Click on the “Log in” link.
  4. Select University of Kansas from the list of HathiTrust institutions and click Continue.
  5. If you are transferred to a KU's authentication page, type in your KU Online ID and Password.
  6. You will be redirected automatically back to the HathiTrust page.


Video Tutorial - Login to HathiTrust

Logging into HathiTrust allows users to download full text PDFs of available items and to create and save collections.