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eBook User's Guide

Basic Steps for Using eBooks

First Step: Search the Catalog

1. From the library's homepage, click on "Catalog" in the toolbar under Research & Tools.

2. You can search the catalog normally and eBooks will appear mixed in with regular books.

Catalog Search


3. If you would like to filter results so that only eBooks are returned, use the dropdown menu to go to "Advanced Keyword" and then select "EBOOKS" in the "Other Format:" box.

Filter 2


Filter 3


4. Once you find an eBook you'd like to view, click on it to be taken to a page like the one below. Once there, click on the "Rockhurst Online Access" button in the middle of the page to access it in one of the Rockhurst eBook databases. 

Cat 4


Next Steps

Ready to authenticate and use an eBook? Click here for the next steps in using an eBook. 


Advanced Feature Help

To learn how to use these advanced features of eBooks, including printing, visit the help pages of each eBook subscription provider. 

Most help buttons are located in the upper right hand corner of the eBook provider's database interface. 

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