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French Language and Literature

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Google Books and Hathi Trust

Hathi Trust and Google Books are two large, ongoing projects whose goals are to create accessible e-archives of books from around the world.

Although there is much duplication of content between these two archives, each has unique items.

Hathi Trust has a better search than Google Books.

Full text will usually be available for items published before 1923 (cutoff date in US copyright law); full text may or not be available for more recent publications, depending on the wishes of the copyright holders.

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