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Research 101: E-books

Using E-books

To read an e-book, click on "full text available" from the results view:

full text available

OR if you are looking at the detailed view, scroll down and click on "link to online resource".

link to online soure

Once you get to the book, take a look at the information before you. Each e-book publisher is a bit different, but there may be:

  • a table of contents (click on any part of the table of contents to start reading)
  • a link that says “open book” or “read online”
  • information about how many pages you can copy, download, or print (you usually will not be able to print the whole book).

sample ebook page

There may also be a search box somewhere on the page that you can use to search within the book.

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