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All About eBooks: Simple Search

Information on our digital book platforms and how to use them.

Simple Search Tips

You may search by title, keyword, author, publisher, and many other ways using the advanced search. You can use "double quotes" around the search terms to search for the exact phrase. Search words can be entered in any order.

Ebook Central helps you find information you need as quickly and as easily as possible.You can combine words to narrow down or expand a search. Subject search allows you to browse all books for a subject. Chapter searches often result in the best matches for your query. Click a document in the search results to open the document in the ebrary QuickView Reader. Click "ShowTable of Contents" in the search results to show how frequently the search term occurs in each chapter.

You can save your search strategy to use at another time.

Search Results

Search results can be sorted by relevance, title, contributor, publisher or date.

You can choose to view full book results or results for individual chapters by toggling between the tabs at the top of the results column.

To access a book title, click on the e-book jacket cover image or click on the title link contained in the search result record.

Searching for an eBook

First, input search terms in the search box:

On the results page, filter the results however you would like, then click on a title of interest to access the work:

Thank You/Credits

This guide was adapted from the ProQuest Ebook Central LibGuide with permission.