Guide to NetLibrary Finding E-books with NetLibrary Created by Michelle Nielsen Ott, Illinois Central College, Summer 2010
What is an e-book How to search for e-books in the through NetLibrary How to read e-books from NetLibrary and create a free NetLibraryaccount 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 NetLibrary for E-books: First click on the red “Research” box
To Search NetLibrary for E-books: Next, click on “Ebook”
To Search NetLibrary for E-books: Finally, click on “NETLIBRARY”
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 NetLibrary Enter your search in the search box
Your Results List Appears Like This:
Refine Your Results, If Needed. Re-do your search here Change the way the results are sorted here Look for related topics here
Look Through the Results List to Find an E-book That You are Interested in Viewing Then, click on “View this eBook”
Now You Are Viewing the E-Book
Navigate the e-book with these features. Turn the pages or go directly to a specific page
Printing Print a single page
Table of Contents Use the Table of Contents to navigate from chapter to chapter
Full-Text Searching Use this search box to look for keywords in the e-book
Finding Citation Information Click on the “eContent Details” tab to find citation information
Some Features Require a Free Account Click on “Create a Free Account”
Log In or Create a New Account Log in here Fill out the online form to create a new account
Signed-In Features You can now make and save notes “Logging in enables you to access your library's eContent collection 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.”
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 HAPPY READING AND RESEARCHING!