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eBooks @ Curtin: Find eBooks

Ebook Central Overview and Searching

How do I find an eBook?

There are two main ways to find eBooks at Curtin Library:

Tip: searching the Library catalogue is preferable as your results will include eBooks from all the providers we acquire eBooks from. Searching an eBook database will limit your results to only the content available from that specific provider.

Useful resources

Using the Library catalogue to find an eBook

Go to the Library catalogue, then:

  • Enter keywords from your topic in the search box and click Search.
  • On the results page, select Available Online
  • Then select the Books resource type to limit your results to electronic books only.

  • Once you have found an eBook of interest, select Available Online. This will provide the link to access the full-text of the eBook, e.g. Ebook Library in this example:

Using an eBook database to find an eBook

Go to the Databases list, then:

  • Select the eBook database of your choice, e.g. Ebook Central (ProQuest)

  • Search the database using keywords.