eBooks

Welcome to your guide to using eBooks for study and research.

Why use eBooks?

The Library has eBooks covering many subject areas. You can read these online or download them on to your own device. E book are like print books in that they have borrowing periods s e.g two weeks at which time the E book will disappear from your device. 

The benefits to using eBooks are:

  • Tou can access them anytime, anywhere
  • You can search within an E book for keywords and content. 
  • bookmark pages, add notes, share readings, save references and keep track of what you've read
  • get eBooks faster than most print copies.

If you need help using eBooks, please use the "Ask a Librarian" service on this page.

Basics of using eBooks

This RMIT University video explains the basics of using academic library eBooks.

Accessing eBooks

How to find E books

1) Search for your topic in  Te Waharoa 

2) On the right hand side click on 'Available in Library'

2) Then click on Full Text Online.

 

Many eBooks can also be accessed direct from the publisher's website or database - simply read online or download a PDF just like ejournal articles.

The most common eBook platforms are ProQuest Ebook Central and EBSCO. These can be found through the Databases A-Z list. 

You can find further instructions in this guide on how to use these.

ProQuest Ebook Central   EBSCO
 

You can find further instructions in this guide on how to use these.