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Primary Source Databases Research Guide

Use this guide to find UNO library resources and other helpful research tools.


The HathiTrust is a partnership of almost 100 institutions working together to digitize library and archival collections, and they have made over 5 million books freely available online.

Search eBooks

You can begin a new search from wherever you are in the HathiTrust Digital Library. Look for the Search box at the top of the page.

Read Online

Learn about the various functions of HathiTrust's online reader. In July 2021, HathiTrust is releasing a new version of the Book Viewer! Watch this 5-minute video for a tour of the new features and functions.



Learn how to build a collection of HathiTrust titles to reference again, share with others, create a bibliography, or otherwise streamline your personal access to digital resources for your learning, teaching, and research. Contribute to the collection of curated knowledge by building your own collection.