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  • 1. Guide to Ebrary
    Finding E-books with Ebrary
    Created by Michelle Nielsen Ott, Illinois Central College, Summer 2010
  • 2. 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…
  • 3. 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?
  • 4. To Search Ebrary for E-books
    First click on the red “Research” box.
  • 5. To Search Ebrary for E-books
    Next, click on the “Ebooks” link.
  • 6. To Search Ebrary for E-books
    Finally, click on “EBRARY”
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. This is the entry point and search page for Ebrary.
    Enter your search terms into either search box
  • 9. Your results list will look like this:
  • 10. Refine your search, if needed.
    Use these options to refine your search.
  • 11. 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
  • 12. Now You Are Viewing the E-book
  • 13. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to get the information for citations.
  • 14. Navigate the e-book with these features
    Turn the page with these arrow buttons or double click on the page.
  • 15. Table of Contents
    Use the Table of Contents to skip from chapter to chapter.
  • 16. Full-Text Searching
    Enter keywords in this search box and they will be highlighted through the text.
  • 17. Select a Specific Page
    Enter the specific page number.
  • 18. Printing and Other InfoTools
    Print a single page and use many other options with the “InfoTools” menu.
  • 19. Layout Options
    For a different layout of the e-book select the “ebrary Reader” button and install the plug-ins.
  • 20. Ebrary Reader View
    Contains the same navigation options at the original view, but with a different look
  • 21. Some ebrary features require you to have a free account.
    Click on “Sign in” in the top right corner.
  • 22. Sign in or Create a free account
    Sign In
    Create a new account
  • 23. Create a New Account
    Fill in the fields and check the boxes to create an account
  • 24. Signed-In Features
    By creating an account you can save e-books to your bookshelf and make virtual notes and highlight marks.
  • 25. 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