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eBooks

Electronic books, also known as eBooks, are online versions of books. eBooks are: 

  • Easier to navigate 
    You can switch to different sections and search for specific words with a few clicks. 

  • Accessible 
    No visit to the library required! 

  • Compatible with various devices 
    You can read eBooks from your internet browser or from a specific eReader software such as Adobe Digital Editions. 

For help with accessing eBooks, visit our Tips and Tutorials

Finding eBooks

The Library has access to over 15,000 eBooks through several providers. Many of our eBooks are included in our online catalog, which you can search here. 

You can also search directly at the eBook provider's site.

Getting Help with eBooks

For more help with Axis360/eRead Illinois eBooks, visit https://bakerandtaylor.force.com/axis360/s/ 

For more help with EBSCO eBooks, visit http://ebsco.libguides.com/ebooks/users

For more help with ProQuest eBook Central eBooks, visit http://proquest.libguides.com/ebookcentral

For more help with Archive.org eBook lending, visit https://help.archive.org/hc/en-us/articles/360016554912-Borrowing-From-The-Lending-Library-A-Basic-Guide