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HathiTrust: Login to HathiTrust

Login Instructions

Logging in to HathiTrust allows you to create and save permanent collections and download full text of many documents.  As a HathiTrust partner, Texas State University  faculty, and staff login to HathiTrust using Shibboleth technology.  This means that faculty/staff will need to use the 2-step authentication method to access the full features of the database.  To login to HathiTrust, do the following:

  1. Go to our databases page and select Hathi Trust  OR  go to
  2. Click on the “Log in” link.
  3. Select “Texas State University” from the pull-down list of HathiTrust institutions and click on the “Continue” button.
  4. Wait to be transferred to the Texas State University 2-step  authentication display, provide your ID and password, click on the "Submit" button, and once authenticated you will be returned to the HathiTrust.


Texas State students, with valid netid/password,  will not have to 2-step authenticate, unless they are employed by the university