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HathiTrust: Building a collection

Building a collection

Hathi trust users can build collections of works for future reference and to share with other researchers. Below are instructions for building a collection:

  1. First click on the Log In button sign in with your net ID and password:
  2. From the drop down list of partner institutions that appears, select Northwestern university:
  3. Click on the Continue button:
  4. Log in with your Net ID and password:
  5. Execute a search in the Hathi Trust Library:
  6. Select records you would like to add to your collection:
  7. From the drop down list at above your list of results select Create new collection:
  8. Next click on the Add Selected:
  9. Now you have the opportunity to name and describe your collection as well as make is public (anyone using Hathi can see it) or private:
  10. To see your new collection and other collections go to the Collections link at the top of the Hathi page:
  11. Here you will see a list of featured collections. To see the collections you have created click on My collections:


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