Skip to Main Content
Purdue University Purdue Logo Purdue Libraries

Finding and Using E-books

This guide explains how to find and use e-books.

Wiley Online Library

To access an item that is available through Wiley Online Library, you will need to search for the item in the Purdue Libraries Catalog.

Wiley Online Library link example

You will see View Online: Wiley Online Library Online Books under the View It option in the online catalog. You can also see that the book has Unlimited multi-user access in the notes field. This means that there are no limits on the number of patrons using this book at the same time.

You can click the link and the book will open in a new browser tab. You can also search for Wiley books on the Wiley Online website.

Accessing and Downloading ebooks from Wiley Online Library

To access the book or chapter you will follow the same steps to download the book or chapter. To read the full book, you will click the Download Full Book Link.

Download Full Book example

The book will then open in a new tab and you can download the book from there by clicking the download button next to the print button. To access and download a chapter, locate the chapter in the Table of Contents and select the PDF link from the corresponding chapter.

Download Chapter example

Troubleshooting and Help

Wiley has a helpful Online Library Training Hub.

  • If you are having trouble with your Purdue Login, please contact ITaP.
  • If you are having trouble accessing a book, please go through the library catalog and clicking the available online link.
  • If you have any other issues, please submit a technical support ticket.