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eBooks on Ebook Central

A guide to using eBooks on Ebook Central which are provided by CARLI.

Search for CARLI eBooks/eBook Central in the Library Catalog or in eBook Central.

Searching in Ebook Central

It’s easy to begin a new search from wherever you are in Ebook Central. Just look for the Search box at the top of the page, or the Search link in the global navigation.

Enter a topic in the search bar to search Ebook Central.

Browse in Ebook Central

Browse is useful when you aren't quite sure what to search for or wish to obtain a broad overview of what sources are available. Select a subject to view books on that subject and narrower subjects.

Subjects include Arts, Business, Health & Medicine, History & Political Science, Law, Literature & Language, Religion & Philosophy, and Science & Technology.

Advanced Search in Ebook Central

Advanced Search allows users to combine multiple search types into a very specific search. For example, you may search for a keyword, author, and publication date.

Ebook Central Advanced Search Screen: Once you combine your search terms, click Search.

Search Results in Ebook Central

The image below shows an example of search results. 

The keyword is highlighted in the search results, and there’s a short description to give you a bit more information about the book, including whether it is currently “Available,” “Available on request,” or “In use.”

You can refine your searching by using search filters such as Year Published, Subject, Language, and Author.

The site offers options for each book such as Full Download, Read Online, Add to Bookshelf, or Table of Contents.