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Ebooks at the SLU Libraries

Check out how to find ebooks in the Library Catalog and in special collections of ebooks.

Finding Ebooks in the Library Catalog

  • If you know the author or title of the book you want
    1. Search the SLU Library Catalog by title or by author
    2. Look for [electronic resource] near the end of a title in your search results list.

  • If you know only a keyword or subject
    1. Search the SLU Library Catalog using the Keyword search
    2. Type in your keyword or subject followed by AND and the phrase "electronic resource".
         
  •                 Example:   higher education AND electronic resource

    OR

  • If you know a keyword or subject
    1. Search the SLU Library Catalog using Advanced Keyword search
    2. Type your keyword(s) or subject on first line
       
            Example:   careers AND business
        
    3. Limit the Location by selecting Internet
    4. Limit the Material Type to Books/Journals

              

Note:  With the Keyword or Advanced Keyword search and the limits listed above, you should only receive electronic resources on your topic. However, they may be either books or journals.