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Ebook Collections: Overview

Guide for finding and using Ebooks

What's in this Guide

Library Ebook Collections
Links to the library's packages of ebooks from academic and other kinds of publishers.

Free Ebook Collections
Links to many free sources for ebooks

OverDrive
Access to Ebooks and Audiobooks

EBSCO/ebrary
How to use EBSCOhost and ebrary ebooks

Citing Ebooks
How to cite ebooks

Facts about Ebooks

Ebook Basics
Basic information about the fuctionality and features of ebook collections

 

New Ebooks

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Finding eBooks - Short form

About Ebooks at ASU

  • The quickest way to use them is to read them online
  • Chapters or small sections can be printed or downloaded fairly easily
  • Downloading entire ebooks is sometimes possible (though you'll need to set up accounts and download Adobe Digital Editions, Bluefire Reader, or other). The first time you do it, you will need some patience lots of patience and/or help from our Library Service desks
  • Finding ebooks should be easy. Try the search box above
  • Most of our ebooks allow access by more than one person at a time

How to Search in the Library Catalog for Ebooks

1. From the Library's Homepage, access the Library Catalog:

Library Catalog

2. Limit your topic by Material Type to Ebooks:

Another Way to Search for Ebooks -- APPsearch

Enter your keywords into APPsearch.  When your results come up, click on "EBOOKS" in the upper left column.

Subject Guide

John Boyd
Contact:
Belk Library & Information Commons
218 College St.
Boone, NC 28608
828.262.2827