May 29, 2022

Texas Tech University Libraries Joins HathiTrust

From Texas Tech University in Lubbock:

Texas Tech University Libraries has joined HathiTrust, a partnership of academic and research institutions offering a collection of millions of digitized titles from more than 100 libraries throughout the world.

The partnership increases Texas Tech Libraries’ holdings by more than 5 million volumes. Anyone with an eRaider ID has 24/7 access to the vast collection. Users can download books and other content to create their own collections as well as browse featured collections other users have created.

“This is a world-class, deep collection like we’ve never had before,” said Sheila Hoover, associate dean at Texas Tech Libraries, noting the collection includes documents from the 15th century to 1923.

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