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Search these collections of online books and view the text at your desktop. Some ebooks are freely accessible through the Internet while others will prompt you to login with your WATCARD barcode and last name.
eBooks @ Scholars Portal
Interdisciplinary collection of online books from multiple publishers. Be sure to select Full Text below the search box to limit to UW books only.
A collection of books and textbooks with biomedical themes.
Borrowing and Returning Books
Borrowing books from UW/UG/WLU
- Search OMNI. Once you have found a book you want to borrow, click on the location link underneath the book title. Then follow 'Sign in to place a hold or recall'.
- Select "hold" if the book is listed in library OR "recall" if the book is on-loan.
Returning Books to UW
- You can drop books off in any of the on-campus book drops
- You can also drop off books at the circulation desk of any Ontario university library. They will be returned at no-cost to you by the Inter University Transit Service.
Do not use this for RACER books. RACER books must be returned to a uWaterloo library circulation desk.
Search the Google Books collection. You may be able to access the full text book online or just search Primo for the book title to determine if you can access the book in the UW, UG or WLU libraries.