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Quick Guide

Quick Guide to E-Books

Looking for scholarly e-books? Use the Catalog.

  • After running your topic search, limit your results to E-books by clicking on "Material Type" on the left side and choosing "ebooks". You may need to click "More Options" to see this material type listed.

Looking for e-books to download and read for pleasure?

OverDrive BC


Selected E-Book Collections

Finding free E-Books

Request an E-Book

Is there an e-book you think we should have?  Contact your subject librarian with your request.

E-Book Values Statement

The attached document reflects current buying practice, while also serving as a list of desiderata for those features not yet widely-available in the e-book marketplace.



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