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How to Find E-Books

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

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

Screenshot of homepage search.


2. Click on Availability: Available Online and Resource type: eBooks, then click on Apply Filters.

screenshot of e-book filtering, with 'Available Online' and 'ebooks' highlighted with a red box. A red arrow points to 'Apply Filters' link.

Tip: If you don't see the Resource Type you need, you may need to click Show More.


3. Select an e-book title and click on the title for the item.

ebook title on HTML and CSS in search results with a red arrow pointing to the title indicating to click the title to access the item.


4. You can then click on the link available in the View It section to access the e-book.

shows view it section and a box around the link under the view it section showing how to properly access this title