Why should I use eBooks?

  • eBooks are portable making them accessible anywhere and anytime.
  • You can search within an eBook, no need to flip through every page to find the needed information.
  • Built in citation tools and many more features.

I'm having issues downloading, what do I do?

You can always read online, you can read the whole book without needing to download. You can also contact the library for assistance.

How do I login from off-campus?

See our off-campus access guide. Keep in mind there are many different logins depending on what you are trying to do (i.e. MyEBSCO, Adobe ID, etc.) so make sure you are using the corresponding log in.

Finding eBooks in Page 1+

By searching with the main box on the library homepage, Page 1+, you can retrieve eBook titles from many publishers and collections.

To identify an eBook, look for "Book" as the type of source, and "Available Online" in green text. 

image of search results for Braiding Sweetgrass ebook

Sometimes there will be multiple options to choose from. Clicking "Available Online" will take you to the item record, or full details about this book. To access the eBook, click on the name of the collection/database which may vary. In this example, the eBook is available in the "Ebook Central" collection.

screenshot of item record in page 1+ for braiding sweetgrass ebook

The easiest way to read library eBooks is by viewing the eBook online. To save, download, or print sections of the eBook, you will need to create an account for the specific platform of the eBook and/or install associated software or mobile apps. Contact the library at any time for help!

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