This research guide is intended to introduce you to the various e-book platforms available with 24/7 access to over 90,000 titles in the Eastern Florida State College Libraries collection.
There are 16 databases for eBooks. Click on next to each database name to learn about the features of each.
Popular eBook collections include:
From the home page, select 'Advanced Search' located on the right-hand side of the search bar.
Click on ‘Library Catalog’ & type your search terms, keyword, title, author, etc. (Sample Search: "space travel")
Select ‘Books’ under ‘Material Type’ and click Search
The search results will include print books and electronic books
Use filters to limit results to books available online
Use the filters under ‘Tweak your results’
Select ‘Available online’ & click on ‘Apply Filters’.
Search results may include books available in both formats:
Many eBooks provide options to download, listen to the audio, read online & search within the PDF
There are helpful tools to save pages to Google Drive, email a permalink, & copy the citation.
If you don't find good results from a Primo Search, try one of the many library databases featuring digital books.
Contact your librarian if you need help finding eBooks!
Find eBooks using the "A-Z Databases" list
There are 16 databases that feature eBooks
Best bets for general topics include: EBSCO eBook Collection & Proquest eBook Central
Contact an EFSC librarian to get help finding eBooks!