Finding and Accessing E-Books at ICC

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Finding and Accessing E-Books at ICC

  1. 1. Finding and Accessing E-books through the ICC Library Catalog<br />Created by Michelle Nielsen Ott, Illinois Central College, Summer 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is an e-book<br />How to find e-books in the ICC library catalog<br />How to navigate through and read an e-book<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. When Searching the ICC online catalog, you will get search results for print books and e-books.<br />Print books have this symbol and a physical location like the stacks<br />E-books have this symbol and the location of electronic book<br />
  5. 5. To access the e-book, click on the title of the book to open the record<br />Then, click on the link in the “online access” area <br />
  6. 6. 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 />
  7. 7. If it is a NetLibrary book, you will see this page<br />Click on<br /> “View this eBook”<br />
  8. 8. Now you are in the e-book and you can start reading and browsing<br />
  9. 9. Some reading tips for NetLibrary e-books<br />Use this button to print a single page<br />Use this section to navigate pages<br />Use the Table of Contents links to navigate to certain chapters<br />Search for keywords in the book with this search box<br />
  10. 10. If you are accessing an ebrary e-book, clicking on the link in the library catalog will directly produce the e-book<br />
  11. 11. Ebrary e-book tips<br />Ebrary has many of the same features as NetLibrary<br />Go to a specific page<br />Turn the page<br />Keyword search<br />Table of contents<br />
  12. 12. Happy Reading and Researching!!!<br />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 />

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