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Ebrary: About

What is ebrary?

ebrary offers authoritative ebooks in a wide range of subject areas, along with powerful tools to help you find, use, and manage the information you need.

Subject Coverage

  • Business & Economics
  • Computers & IT
  • Education
  • Engineering & Technology
  • History & Political Science
  • Humanities
  • Interdisciplinary & Area Studies
  • Language, Literature & Linguistics
  • Law, International Relations & Public Policy
  • Life Sciences
  • Medical
  • Nursing & Allied Health
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology & Social Work
  • Religion, Philosophy & Classics
  • Sociology & Anthropology

Key Features of the ebrary Platform

For Patrons

  • Clear user permissions for books, intuitive navigation, and streamlined key tasks with the new online Reader.
  • Ability to download books to your laptop, tablet or phone (iOS and Android) for offline reading.
  • Personal bookshelves that automatically store links to highlights, notes, and more, providing an archive of research. Folders can be emailed to peers.
  • Notes and highlights.
  • Multiple options for searching and navigating.
  • Automatic citations when text is printed or copied and pasted into Word or any text applications.
  • Compatibility with screen readers and other assistive technology for patrons with special accessibility needs.
  • Catalog search and bookshelf interface available in multiple languages, with the new online Reader to follow by Q4, 2014. Patrons may choose between English, Arabic, Chinese (simplified), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish, with additional languages in the works.

Signing Up for an Account

Sign up for an account by clicking the Sign In link on the top right of the ebrary page and go to the New Account page

(You can click on this image to get to the New Account page)

Then follow the instructions for a new account. After you create your account you can read about managing your account.  Management Instructions can be found here as well

ebrary Training Videos

Click here to access the playlist or click play below.

Live Webinars & Recordings

Register to attend a live training session or access on-demand recordings of past training sessions.