Sunday, December 12, 2010

Over 50,000 e-books now available in *ebrary Academic Collection *

The ebrary Academic Collection, containing more than 50,000 e-book titles in all academic subject areas, is now available on the Library's web site. For a 'Quick Guide' on how to use, click here. For an 11-minute training video, click here.

The video will show you how to:

  1. Conduct a search – Use simple or advanced.
  2. Open a document – Click on the title name or jacket.
  3. Explore the document – Navigate to search terms, search the document for key words, jump to relevant chapters, flip through pages.
  4. Highlight text and take notes – Create a bookshelf (if needed) to save and organize your research.
  5. Use InfoTools – Link out to other online resources to expand your research.
  6. Print pages, and copy and paste text – ebrary provides automatic citations with a URL hyperlink back to the source.
  7. Manage, archive and share research – Organize your bookshelf and email folders to peers.
In the weeks ahead, look for more tips and pointers on how to get the most out of the ebrary Academic Collection!

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