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Navigating Online Resources

Guide to finding, navigating, and using online library resources.

Finding Ebooks through OneSearch

OneSearch looks inside multiple ebook collections to pull back as many books as it can find in our collection related to your topic. Try searching for a specific subject to see what related ebooks are out there. 

 

If you find an ebook through OneSearch, or directly through one of the collections, look for and provide the permalink for stable access to the book. 

Library Ebook Collections

Temporary Access to Ebooks

In light of many schools moving to online-only, some vendors have decided to make their materials open for a temporary time. These are some of the collections that have special access.

  • MUSE
    • Hosting content publishers have made freely availalbe
  • Cambridge University Press
    • 80 book chapters and journal articles
  • ScienceDirect Textbooks
    • The 256 textbooks currently on ScienceDirect will be automatically entitled to all active ScienceDirect customers for a period of 90 days. Users accessing ScienceDirect through IP or remote access will be able to use these books while campuses are closed.  Access the title list here.
  • NCBI Bookshelf
    • Free online access to Ebooks and documents in life sciences and healthcare