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Freshmen Program : Ebook Resources: Finding ebooks through Milner catalog

Accessing nonfiction ebooks for Race Research Paper

Finding eBooks

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Finding & Accessing Ebooks - Electronic Books

There are several ways to access ebooks for research, but the best way to search and find them is through the Milner Library Catalog.

Start by going to the Milner Library Homepage and scrolling down to where it says "Search Milner Library."

Type the keyword into the search box. 



Click on the Search button, and a list of resources with your keywords will appear.

At the right under "Tweak Your Results"

Click the arrow next to Subject

Checkmark the box for "Electronic Books"

Click the green "Apply Filters" button.

Tweak your results

Your results will be filtered to books available online.

Under each title in the list, you will see an "Available Online"  link.

Book Catalog Record

You can access the book online by clicking on the Available Online: link in View Online section of the book's catalog record. 

Full text availability will vary depending on what platform is used access the book. 

View Online Link





Accessing Example: 

While each View Online option will look a little different, the process of remotely logging into the eBook Resource will be something like this:

1) Type Illinois State University as the Institution Name. You may check the box for remember my intuition.


Next you will be asked to Log in to your Milner Library Resource. 

Click on CentralLogin.

Sign in using your ISU/UHigh ULID and password.

Once you are signed in, it should take you directly to the book title you selected from the catalog record.  Click on Read Online to start reading the book from your computer or electronic device.

In the future, you can also search directly in the ebook resource. In this case, ProQuest Ebook Central.