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Finding and Using eBooks

This guide explains how to find and use eBooks

How to use ebooks

This guide will assist you on how to locate and access ebooks. The library provides access to ebooks through multiple different databases so downloading and usage policies may vary.

Downloading Ebooks

Downloading is not usually required because most ebooks can be read online.

Ebook Limitations

Ebooks also have different limitations on how many patrons can read a book at a time. This depends on what type of ebook we purchased and what was available from the publishers. Most of the time this information can be easily found in the library catalog or the ebook database. See the how-to sections for each publisher to see where you can locate that information.

Instructor Information

If you are an instructor and you want a book for your entire class to access, please reach out to reserves@purdue.edu.