Guide to Netlibrary

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Guide to Netlibrary

  1. 1. Guide to NetLibrary<br />Finding E-books with NetLibrary<br />Created by Michelle Nielsen Ott, Illinois Central College, Summer 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is an e-book<br />How to search for e-books in the through NetLibrary<br />How to read e-books from NetLibrary and create a free NetLibraryaccount<br />What you will learn…<br />
  3. 3. An e-book or electronic book is a book published in an electronic format instead of being published on paper<br />E-books contain the same information as if the book was printed. This is considered a book source, not a web source.<br />You read an e-book digitally on your computer <br />What is an E-book?<br />
  4. 4. To Search NetLibrary for E-books:<br />First click on the red “Research” box<br />
  5. 5. To Search NetLibrary for E-books:<br />Next, click on “Ebook”<br />
  6. 6. To Search NetLibrary for E-books:<br />Finally, click on “NETLIBRARY”<br />
  7. 7. Accessing E-books from Home<br />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.<br />
  8. 8. This is the Entry Point and Search Page for NetLibrary<br />Enter your search in the search box<br />
  9. 9. Your Results List Appears Like This:<br />
  10. 10. Refine Your Results, If Needed.<br />Re-do your search here<br />Change the way the results are sorted here<br />Look for related topics here<br />
  11. 11. Look Through the Results List to Find an E-book That You are Interested in Viewing<br />Then, click on <br />“View this eBook”<br />
  12. 12. Now You Are Viewing the E-Book<br />
  13. 13. Navigate the e-book with these features.<br />Turn the pages or go directly to a specific page<br />
  14. 14. Printing<br />Print a single page <br />
  15. 15. Table of Contents<br />Use the Table of Contents to navigate from chapter to chapter<br />
  16. 16. Full-Text Searching<br />Use this search box to look for keywords in the e-book<br />
  17. 17. Finding Citation Information <br />Click on the “eContent Details” tab to find citation information<br />
  18. 18. Some Features Require a Free Account<br />Click on “Create a Free Account”<br />
  19. 19. Log In or Create a New Account<br />Log in here <br />Fill out the online form to create a new account<br />
  20. 20. Signed-In Features<br />You can now make and save notes<br />“Logging in enables you to access your library's eContent collection 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.”<br />
  21. 21. If you need assistance, please visit us at the library.<br />www.icc.edu/library<br />East Peoria Campus: L312 <br />Ph: 309-694-5355<br />Downtown Campus : 103 HS <br />Ph:309-999-4610 <br />North Campus: 59 Cedar <br />Ph:309-690-6837<br />HAPPY READING AND RESEARCHING!<br />

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