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How-to Tutorials for Accessing Library Research Materials
With over 200,000 Ebooks, you will likely find something on your topic
Books, in general, are excellent sources for research information. They are subject to a high standard of editing, and provide a broader view of a topic as opposed to journal articles.
You can click on hyperlinks to access individual chapters and even subsections of chapters.
All Ebooks in this database are multi-user, simultaneous access, which means that any number of people can check out the same book at the same time.
Full citations are available for all books
Hints to Avoid Problems with ProQuest Ebooks
If you have a specific term or topic you should put that in quotes in the search box. For example, "unmanned aerial vehicle" which is a specific term referring to drones. Not putting things in quotes will result in irrelevant results because the search engine will search for each word separately.
If you are off campus and have not used ProQuest Ebooks, you will have to login to Eagle Online and then click on Ebooks to set up an account. Procedures are below.
Watch the date range when you have a topic that has changed a lot in recent years. There are some older books in this collection that are fine when you are looking at the history of the topic, but are not good if the information presented is out of date.
Bookshelf is the best way to use ebooks. You just need to login to your account, and your personal bookshelf will be available to you from any device.
The best way to use the ebooks is to login to ProQuest Ebooks and store your books on the Bookshelf. You can keep the books there for as long as you want, and can organize books into folders. Your annotations will remain available as long as you need them.
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