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Guide to ebrary

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    • Guide to Ebrary
      Finding E-books with Ebrary
      Created by Michelle Nielsen Ott, Illinois Central College, Summer 2010
    • What is an e-book
      How to search for e-books in the through ebrary
      How to read e-books from ebrary and create a free ebrary account
      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?
    • To Search Ebrary for E-books
      First click on the red “Research” box.
    • To Search Ebrary for E-books
      Next, click on the “Ebooks” link.
    • To Search Ebrary for E-books
      Finally, click on “EBRARY”
    • 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.
    • This is the entry point and search page for Ebrary.
      Enter your search terms into either search box
    • Your results list will look like this:
    • Refine your search, if needed.
      Use these options to refine your search.
    • Look through the results list to find an e-book that you are interested in viewing
      Click on the title that you want to view
    • Now You Are Viewing the E-book
    • Scroll down to the bottom of the page to get the information for citations.
    • Navigate the e-book with these features
      Turn the page with these arrow buttons or double click on the page.
    • Table of Contents
      Use the Table of Contents to skip from chapter to chapter.
    • Full-Text Searching
      Enter keywords in this search box and they will be highlighted through the text.
    • Select a Specific Page
      Enter the specific page number.
    • Printing and Other InfoTools
      Print a single page and use many other options with the “InfoTools” menu.
    • Layout Options
      For a different layout of the e-book select the “ebrary Reader” button and install the plug-ins.
    • Ebrary Reader View
      Contains the same navigation options at the original view, but with a different look
    • Some ebrary features require you to have a free account.
      Click on “Sign in” in the top right corner.
    • Sign in or Create a free account
      Sign In
      Create a new account
    • Create a New Account
      Fill in the fields and check the boxes to create an account
    • Signed-In Features
      By creating an account you can save e-books to your bookshelf and make virtual notes and highlight marks.
    • If you need assistance, please visit us at the library.
      East Peoria Campus: L312
      Ph: 309-694-5355
      Downtown Campus : 103 HS
      North Campus: 59 Cedar