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Information on finding and using e-books at the UW Libraries

How to Find E-books

Locating e-books in the UW Libraries collection involves two steps: searching for items using relevant words and phrases, and refining the search results to display only e-book titles.


1. Type your title or topic into UW Libraries Search.

screenshot of homepage search

2. In the column on the left that says "Refine My Results," click on "Availability: Available Online"

3. Under "Resource Type" click on: "eBooks" (If you don't see the Resource Type you need, click "Show More.")

4. Click on "Apply Filters"

screenshot of e-book filtering

5.Select a title and click Online Access or Check for Online Access to view the eBook online.

screenshot of ebook online access

Tip: If you click on the eBook title instead, you can click on the link available in the View It section.