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How to find items in the library.

How to Access electronic books (eBooks)

If you are looking for an electronic (e-book), begin with PRIMO's Everything search and search for the e-book title or use keywords.

Once submitted, and if the terms are valid, you see a list of results. Refine the search by selecting on the filter (to the left side of the screen) ITEM TYPE and select eBook.

  • Look through the results, once again.
  • Click on the eBook by using the Full Text Online link to begin to read.

Access overview of eBooks by Platform

Platform Discipline Downloading Printing
Ebook Central All

Yes

Chapter or page ranged as allowed by publisher

Yes

Chapter or page ranged as allowed by publisher

EBSCOhost Ebook Collection All

Yes

Chapter or up to 60 pages in permanent PDF format as allowed by publisher

Yes

Chapter or up to 60 pages in permanent PDF format as allowed by publisher

 â€‹Books @ OVID Medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology

Yes

Chapter limited as allowed by publisher

Yes

Chapter limited as allowed by publisher

eBook Platforms

We have over 100 distributors of e-books on main-campus.

UCQ subscribed eBook platforms:

Free available eBooks:

Reading from an e-Book is similar to reading from an article or reading information from the web.

Remember with eBooks, you can search (use CTRL/F) the text to locate terms of interest to read the pertinent information.

For additional information, check U of C eBook Collection page

If you have any questions about the details above, contact the UCQ Learning Commons.