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Using the Library (for Students): Online Resources

Google Scholar

Where Google searches the web for anything related to your search, Google Scholar filters out everything except the scholarly resources that you need. You can access Google Scholar here. The LTU Library also hosts a tutorial on Google Scholar.


HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. HathiTrust resources are searchable through TechCat as well as the HathiTrust website.

Internet Archive

Internet Archive hosts millions of free items (books, movies, software, music, websites, and more) in the public domain or written under a Creative Commons license. You can access the Internet Archive here.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 54,000 eBooks in the public domain for free. Founded in 1971, Project Gutenberg's mission is to digitize and archive important cultural works. Anybody can access this collection here.

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