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Ebooks - Finding and Using

Introduction to ebooks and how to find them through Temple Libraries (restricted) and public sources

Using Ebook Central - Proquest

Ebook Central has a wide selection of e-books in all subject areas. These include: Architecture and Design, Education, Language, Health and Science.

All of the titles can be browsed, read online or downloaded to your own computer or electronic device. Note: The 'Full Download' feature uses Adobe Digital Editions (ADE). If you're on a mobile device, you'll need to have an ADE account and install the Bluefire app.

The collection is available off-campus to students, faculty and staff only. 

  • Click on the link above or this list of Find a Database: eBooks or, on the Library homepage, the tab for Databases.
  • Select Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary)  from the list of databases
  • Login with your Temple username and password.  

Use the Search option, to search by keyword, author, ISBN and more to locate an e-book.  Advanced Search and Browse Subject options are also available

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