Answered By: Library Staff
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2016     Views: 254

There are three basic methods for getting to our ebooks:

1.  Use OneSearch: 
From the Library Home Page, type  in a search term (or terms) and click on the search icon.
screenshot of the library homepage with onesearch

When you get a results screen:

Click on the link in the "Books & Media" column that says "All XXX book & media results"

screenshot from Onesearch
Click on the "ebook" format option.  Allow time for the screen to rewrite. screenshot from Onesearch: limit to ebooks

One the results listings, Click on the "connect to online resource.  Cal Poly Pomona Usrs only"  to read the ebook.

screenshot from Onesearch: connect to online rseource

2. Library Catalog:

You can search the library catalog for eBooks: just remember to set the pulldown to "Ebooks"; you can search by author, title, subject or keyword.

Screen shot from the Library Catalog
Electronic Books have links on results lists and- Screenshot of part of a  results list from a catalog search that shows the ebook link
in the full records for the books. Click on the links to read the book.  Screenshot of part of a  results list from a catalog search that shows the ebook link

3. Database Pages:
You can also search the individual vendors' offerings via the Ebooks page in our Database and Article Search pages. We may not have all of our vendors listed here.  You might also get to listings for Ebooks that do not allow you to read them, since we do not purchase access to everything offered by all publishers.

Screen shot from the Database and Articles pages

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