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Library Essentials: An Ebook

How to find an Ebook

  1. Go to the library homepage
  2. Select "Library Catalogue".

Screenshot of the library website with the library catalogue link circled

  1. Click on "Advanced Search".
  2. Scroll down and select "material type"
  3. Select "Ebook" from the list
  4. If you know the title of the book you are looking for, enter the title into the first search box (you can also include the author surname if you have it). Or, if you don't have a specific title and would like to browse for books on a specific subject, enter the subject.
  5. Click "Submit"
  6. From the results list, select the title you want to access
  7. Select "Connect to". This will take you to the publisher's website

You may need to sign into the ebook with your TU Dublin IS password.

Some Ebook publishers may ask you to create your own account.

You can read the book on line, download specific chapters (within copyright rules) or “borrow” the book for a short period of time.

How to find an Ebook using the Library Catalogue