H.W. Wilson Brings HathiTrust Content to Literature Databases

May 13, 2010

H.W. Wilson's Essay & General Literature Retrospective, Short Story Index Retrospective, and Book Review Digest Retrospective databases now feature links to the full text of public-domain books and other materials available through the HathiTrust digital library.

HathiTrust is an inter-institutional repository of digitized books, featuring more than 4.6 million volumes, of which about 15 percent are in the public domain. Founded in 2008, HathiTrust grows with the contributions of an expanding roster of partners, including the University of California Libraries, the California Digital Library, New York's Columbia University Libraries, and libraries of the Midwest-based Committee on Institutional Cooperation.