HathiTrust Help & Tutorials: Embedding Ebooks and Search Widgets

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.

Hathi Search Box Widgets

How to Embed Hathi Books into Webpages

You can embed complete HathiTrust full view (public domain) items in LibGuides or other webpages. See two examples -- flip view or  vertical scroll view -- at the columns at right.  Detailed instructions are included below. 

1. Search for the full view book you wish to display.

2. In the right-hand facet under 'Share' copy the 'Permanent link to this book'

3. Paste link within an <iframe>, using appropriate widths and heights shown at left.

4. Add the following code to the end of the link and close </iframe>



Flip View - Embedded Book

Inserting appropriate widths and heights to the iframe embed URL:

<iframe width="700" height="450" src="https://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015001533382?urlappend=%3Bui=embed"></iframe>

Scroll View - Embedded Book

<iframe width="450" height="700" src="https://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015001533382?urlappend=%3Bui=embed"></iframe>

Source Credit

This page adapted from http://libguides.wustl.edu/hathitrust with permission from Brian Vetruba, Washington University in St. Louis and instructions available at HathiTrust.