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eBooks - How to Find and Download

Instructions for finding and downloading e-books from various vendors.


ProQuest's eBook Central contains over 150,000 eBooks from a wide ranges of academic and university press publishers. The individual books are also searchable in the library catalog.

Search eBooks

eBook Central Overview & Searching


Read Online

Using the eBook Central Reader


The number of pages you can copy and print from ProQuest eBooks is based on the number of pages in the book. 

  • Online Allowances (per book, per user session)
    • Copy = 15%
      • Copying multiple selections from a page counts as one copy
    • Print = 30%
      • Print to paper or print to PDF (aka chapter download)
  • Offline allowances (from ADE or Bluefire, once you’ve full-downloaded)
    • Copy = 10%
    • Print = 10%