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Last Updated: May 8, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Where to Find eBooks

You can find ebooks in two ways:

1. Find ebooks the same way you find print books in the library catalogue. Use the "Online resource" link to access the online text. You may also limit your book search results to "Online resource" from the left sidebar.

2. Search ebook platforms specifically. Find a list of ebook platforms below.

eBook Platforms

  • ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  • Brill
  • Emerald
  • IEEE
  • SPIE
  • Springer
  • UPSO
  • Wiley
  • ProQuest Ebook Central
    Includes titles from the Canadian Publishers Collection, the Canadian Public Policy collection, Taylor & Francis, Duke, Cambridge, Oxford, Springer, as well as books that have been individually selected across disciplines. Downloading content from this platform requires authentication with your WatCard barcode and Adobe Digital Editions.
  • EBSCOhost
    Includes about 2,000 titles plus many free ebooks across a wide range of subject areas. Note: many titles allow one user at a time, shared with other Ontario libraries.
  • Scholars Portal Ebooks
    Includes titles from Cambridge, Canadian Publishers Collection, Canadian Public Policy, Duke, Emerald, Open Content Alliance, Oxford, PsycBooks, SPIE, Springer, and 280,000 freely available books.

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