Finding and Accessing E-Books at ICCPresentation Transcript
Finding and Accessing E-books through the ICC Library Catalog Created by Michelle Nielsen Ott, Illinois Central College, Summer 2010
What is an e-book How to find e-books in the ICC library catalog How to navigate through and read an e-book What you will learn…
An e-book or electronic book is a book published in an electronic format instead of being published on paper E-books contain the same information as if the book was printed. This is considered a book source, not a web source. You read an e-book digitally on your computer WHAT IS AN E-BOOK?
When Searching the ICC online catalog, you will get search results for print books and e-books. Print books have this symbol and a physical location like the stacks E-books have this symbol and the location of electronic book
To access the e-book, click on the title of the book to open the record Then, click on the link in the “online access” area
Accessing E-books from Home If you are accessing e-books from off-campus, you will be asked to login. This is your ICC login and password. Please contact the library if you have any difficulties logging in.
If it is a NetLibrary book, you will see this page Click on “View this eBook”
Now you are in the e-book and you can start reading and browsing
Some reading tips for NetLibrary e-books Use this button to print a single page Use this section to navigate pages Use the Table of Contents links to navigate to certain chapters Search for keywords in the book with this search box
If you are accessing an ebrary e-book, clicking on the link in the library catalog will directly produce the e-book
Ebrary e-book tips Ebrary has many of the same features as NetLibrary Go to a specific page Turn the page Keyword search Table of contents
Happy Reading and Researching!!! If you need assistance, please visit us at the library. www.icc.edu/library East Peoria Campus: L312 Ph: 309-694-5355 Downtown Campus : 103 HS Ph:309-999-4610 North Campus: 59 Cedar Ph:309-690-6837