Q. I’m trying to read an ebook/ejournal in the HathiTrust Emergency Access collection, but cannot open it. Are there a limited number of users?

Answer

If you need to use a book or journal that is listed as "HathiTrust Emergency Access" in the Library Catalog, there are some limitations to access. Due to copyright restrictions, only a limited number of UChicago users may access a given title at once. HathiTrust ebooks and ejournals are virtually checked out for one hour by the first viewerand may be renewed as long as the material is being readOther users will not be able to access the text until the user returns the item. 

If you are unable to view an item, try again later to see if it has become available.

Learn more about accessing HathiTrust Emergency Access books on our ebook guide.

If this book is needed for a course, please contact the Library.

  • Last Updated Apr 14, 2020
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  • Answered By Rebecca Starkey

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