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E-Books

Find Ebooks Using Search Everything

To find ebooks:

  1. Go to OneSearch
  2. Type your search in the search box and hit enter or click the magnifying glass.OneSearch search box with example search typed in
  3. To limit your results to ebooks only, use the filters in the lefthand sidebar:
    • Select Available Online at Cal Poly under Availability
    • Then select Books under Resource Type
    • Screenshot showing OneSearch filters with Availability of Available Online at Cal Poly and Resource Type Books highlighted
  4. Click on a title to access the book or see more informationOneSearch result showing book cover and book title, author, year, and online access link

To read an ebook once you've found it:

  1. Click on the link next to "Online access available at:"
  2. "Show terms of use" will help answer questions about how much of a book you may print or save, and how many people can use it at one time.

OneSearch results page showing the Online Access area and the Online access available link for a sample title. The link goes to the ebook.

For more information on finding books in any format:

See the Research 101 guide.