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. 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