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Take Five Minutes!

August 2021

Watch a quick video introduction to the new book viewer for Hathi Trust titles, made formally available in August.

The new HathiTrust Book Viewer becomes permanent Aug 9! Thanks to feedback from you and thousands of other people, we’ve made it even better. Check out the demo video [YouTube](

— HathiTrust (@hathitrust) August 5, 2021

Twenty months or more into the pandemic, students and researchers have increasingly relied on digital versions of longform texts. Serious readers require a range of functionality if they're to properly engage with the content. Hathi Trust's new Book Viewer offers some personalization options for viewing the content while the collapsible sidebar maximizes the available screen space for the reader.