Finding E-Books in the Library

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Finding E-Books in the Library

  1. 1. Finding E-Books in the Library Presentation Created by Rossy Mendez, Library Intern, Spring 2014
  2. 2. What is an E-Book? An E-Book is an electronic version of a printed book. In the catalog it will is listed as an Electronic Resource.
  3. 3. How do I access E-Books? There are several ways you can access E-Books in our library catalog: 1. Through a Basic Search (you might receive a result that is an electronic resource). 2.Through an Advanced Search that limits results to electronic resource (E-Books). 3.Directly through the E-books link on our library website.
  4. 4. E-Books in Library Catalog Sometimes you are searching for a book and you might not be aware that there is an electronic version available.
  5. 5. E-Books in Library Catalog When you enter a search in the catalog, the results pull all related resources regardless of format. The words Electronic Resource will be listed in the format column.
  6. 6. Advanced Search for E-Books In the search screen in the catalog, select Advanced Search and then under Record Type select Electronic Resource.
  7. 7. Electronic Resources When an item is listed as an Electronic Resource it can apply to several types of items. 1.Usually E-Books have an image of the textbook. 2. In the description of your item it will say Electronic Book under Genre/Form
  8. 8. Accessing E-Books •To access E-Books from the catalog click on the record then select View Online; access limited to Lehman College. •For some E-Books you might need to select View Online; access limited to CUNY
  9. 9. E-Books Link
  10. 10. E-Book providers • Lehman uses several different providers for E-books and each has a different interface. Some of these include:  ebrary  Ebsco e-book Academic Collection  Lehman elibrary  Palgrave Connect • The library provides a Research Guide that includes handouts and multimedia on how to view, print and download e-books from these providers.  http://libguides.lehman.edu/ebooks
  11. 11. Research Guide on E-books To access the Research Guide: Go to Research Guides under Find Resources -- under the Subjects go to E-books and click on the guide.
  12. 12. Contact Us •You can always reach out to Lehman librarians: Chat available 24/7  http://www.lehman.edu/library/ask-us.php Call us: 718-960-8580 Visit us at the Reference Desk on the First Floor

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