How to Find eBooks

eBooks can be found by searching Page 1+ or by searching an eBook database. No login is required to access eBooks on campus. If you are off-campus, you will need to log in with your 9-digit MohawkID number and password. Full details can be found on the Off-Campus Access page.

Finding eBooks

  1. Enter your search terms into the search box on the Library homepage.Page 1+ search box on library homepage

  2. From the Refine your Results menu on the left-hand side of the screen, under Availability choose Available Online. Under Resource Type choose Books.Refine your results by selecting resource type Books and Availability - Available online, from the Refine Your Results side menu.

  3. Select an item of interest and click on the eBook title link or the Available Online link. When you see a result you like, click the Available Online link under the title of the item.

  4. The full record for the item will appear. Under View Online, click the link located under Full Text AvailabilityFrom the full record of the item, click the link under View Online to access the item.
  1. Go to the eBook Databases page and choose a database from the list. Note: If you are off-campus, you will be prompted to log in with your Mohawk ID and password after clicking on the database link. example of the eBooks database page

  2. This is an example of a search in the EBSCOhost eBooks Database. Enter some search terms or a title into the search box and click the Search button. search for ebook in ebscohost ebook database

  3. To view more details about an eBook, click on the title link. To read an eBook online, click the PDF Full Text or EPUB Full Text link. To read the eBook offline, download it to your computer or mobile device by clicking the Full Download link. results screen from an ebook search

  4. The detailed record for the book gives you options to access individual book pages, chapters or sections.  It also gives you a list of Tools to Save, Print or email the eBook. example of an ebook detail page in ebscohost

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