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eBooks: Introduction to eBooks


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CSU Library is an e-preferred purchaser for books and obtains a growing number of quality eBooks to support teaching, learning and research.

Benefits of eBooks

No need to visit the library to collect books - eBooks can be accessed via the internet anywhere, anytime

No library fines - eBooks cannot be overdue, damaged, lost or stolen

No need to carry heavy books - eBooks can be read on many devices including portable devices (smart phones, tablets or eBook readers)

No need to place a hold or wait for an item - many eBook vendors allow multiple users to access the same eBook at the same time

No need to worry about bookmarking or highlighting - you can bookmark or highlight text without annoying another user

Finding ebooks@CSU

You can find eBooks purchased by CSU Library using Primo Search. Enter your keyword search and use the Refine my results options to limit the results to Books that are Available online. Alternatively, use the search box below.


Alternatively, you can search directly within one of our many eBooks Collections. Link to these collections from our eBook Collections webpage. For more information on using our major eBook Collections please see eBooks Collections@CSU Library in this Guide