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eBook Collections: How to Find eBooks


COVID-19 Alert: HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS)

HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS)

Special Access for UCI faculty, staff, and students to obtain lawful access to specific digital materials in HathiTrust that correspond to physical books held by the UC Libraries.

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Steps to Search for ebooks in UCI Libraries

1. Go to Library Search, the UCI Libraries' discovery tool.

2. Type a keyword or phrase into the search bar. Use the drop-down menu to limit your keyword search to UCI-owned materials. 


3. Click the magnifying glass to perform the search.


4.  Under "Refine Your Results", click on Books and Available Online from the options down the left hand side of the screen.


5.These refinements will leave you with a list of available eBooks to view online, and you will have the option to click on the Available Online or See all versions link beneath the title of your item.


6. Once the record of your selected item opens, you can then access the eBook by clicking on the link under "Full access online".

Search results will include eBooks and eBook-like works, such as government reports, conference proceedings, and the U.S.Congressional hearings.

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Becky Imamoto
Langson Library 460
(949) 824-2639
Subjects: Humanities