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Discovery Services: HathiTrust

Tips and FAQs about the best ways to find and use online library materials

How to locate permalinks in HathiTrust

  1. Once you have found the content you are looking for on the HathiTrust database, locate the permalink provided on the bottom left side of the screen.
    • You can either acquire the permalink for the entire book or for specific pages within the book
  2. Highlight and copy the URL (Ctrl+C)

Screenshot of a book record in Hathi trust with a sidebar that contains a variety of options. The section indicating "Permanent link to this book" and "link to this page" is highlighted

Figure 1. Screenshot of a book record in Hathi trust with a sidebar that contains a variety of options. The section indicating "Permanent link to this book" and "link to this page" is highlighted.

  1. You will need to append the UNR proxy prefix to the HathiTrust permalink in order for off-campus users to be able to access. 
    • UNR proxy prefix: http://unr.idm.oclc.org/login?url=
    • Example: http://unr.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uc2.ark:/13960/t0bv7b155

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