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Finding Library eBooks

Wayne State University Libraries have over 800,000 eBooks in our collection. All of them can be found through the library's main search box. The majority of our eBooks come from Ebook Library (EBL), ebrary, and eBooks on EBSCOHost, as well as a variety of subject specific collections.

Accessing Library eBooks

If you come across an ebook in the collection simply click the search result link then click the Connect to online resource - WSU on-site and authorized users link. Note with some ebook collections you will be asked to login with your access id and password. You should only be asked to log in once per browser session.

quicksearch ebook link

search result connect to resource link from detailed record

Searching Inside eBooks and Downloading

In addition to using the Library's main search box, you can also go directly into ebook databases like ebrary, eBooks on EBSCOhost, and Ebook Library. This allows you to search inside the eBooks in each database. Most of the Library's eBooks can be downloaded for offline reading. The process is slightly different depending on which database provides the ebook. See here for more information.