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How to search for ebooks in our library

1. Use the search box within the "Search our catalog" box on this page to input your keywords.

2. Look to the column on the right under the "Material type" section and click "Books."
Screenshot of the section of the library catalog described above with a superimposed red arrow pointing to "books."

3. Now look to the right column again under "Show only." Click the check box to the left of "Full Text Online" and "Open Access" then click "Apply Filters."
Screenshot showing the above directions with extra red arrows pointing to where you're supposed to click.

4. See a title that looks interesting? Click "Available Online" to see how to get to it. The entry itself often has other information to help you determine if it's useful.

Screenshot of an entry in the catalog with "Available Online" underneath the title, author, and publisher information. A superimposed red arrow points to "Available Online."

Search our catalog

Use the search box below to run a quick search for books, or use the advanced search page to limit your material type to books prior to searching. 

How to find ebooks we don't own

This is a lot harder than finding print books we don't own as ebooks have strict borrowing policies from other libraries, but you do have a couple of options...