Answered By: Reference Desk Thomas Cooper Library
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2020     Views: 7

HathiTrust is an international partnership of academic and research institutions (including University of South Carolina) working together to ensure the long-term preservation and accessibility of the cultural record. Content includes items still under copyright as well as public domain items that have been digitized. Access options depend on an item's copyright status.

  • "Full View" items can be downloaded by UofSC users as a feature of our membership.
  • "Temporary Access" items can be viewed but not downloaded through Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) being offered during the pandemic.
  • "Limited (search only)" items are still under copyright and cannot be viewed or downloaded. However, users can search within their content to find items of interest.


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