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HathiTrust ETAS : How to search and identify if a title is available through HathiTrust's ETAS

Accessing the full text of items available through the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (available for current UCI faculty, students, and staff).

5 easy steps to look for a known title in HathiTrust and check its availability

1. Go to

2. Log in (upper right corner - choose University of California, Irvine)

Image showing login in upper right corner

3. In the search area, change the search from Full Text to Catalog, and search the title (example: Visions of the future in Germany and America)

Image showing catalog button and search button.

4. If you find a record for the correct book check to see if the record says "Temporary Access" and click on the "Temporary Access" link.

Image showing the Temporary Access link

5. Click on the "Check Out" button located in the orange banner.

Image showing check out button on the right.

HathiTrust ETAS information

For more information about HathiTrust's Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) please see

Detailed instructions from HathiTrust about how to use ETAS can be found here:

Please note the following:

  • Continued access to HathiTrust ETAS is critical with the majority of UCI students continuing to learn remotely. We cannot loan out print items from our collection that are available in HathiTrust ETAS without losing access to this vital resource.
  • This is a temporary service offered only during the timeframe in which the COVID-19 emergency is preventing libraries from allowing patrons to browse print collections in person.