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Ebook guide

Read online

1. Read an ebook online

Open an ebook for online reading by clicking:

  •   from the results or detail page on Ebook Central (ProQuest), or
  •  on eBook Collection (EBSCOhost).

You wil, then, be directed to the online-reading screen of the ebook.

2. Benefit from ebook functionality

Ebook functionality varies from database to database, but, most of the times, databases provide users with the options to:

  • Navigate ebooks by scrolling through pages or jumping to relevant chapters.
  • Search for text within the ebook.
  • Annotate.
  • Add the ebook to your bookshelf or folder.
  • Print a limited number of pages.
  • Get the citation.
  • Zoom in or out so you can read the text easily.

Click a database to see the example.