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Using e-books

The Libraries own many books in e-format.  They are produced by dfifferent publishers and feature a variety of formats.  Be aware that they may differ on how many people can view the book simultaneously and whether any of the book content can be downloaded.  In addition, downloading will vary according to device, e.g., Ipads, Kindles, and other e-readers.  For directions and more information on ebooks, see the Library guide, Finding and Using ebooks.

Book Databases

Finding Books with Find It!

When you search in Find It!, you're searching in the Library Catalog, Local Digital Collections (Special Collections' Digital Materials and Binghamton University-created materials), and a mega-index of scholarly e-resources including articles, book reviews, ebooks, and more. You can refine your search with the limiters on the left side of the search results page. These include such limiters as date ranges, location, subject headings, and languages.

To search for books in Find It!, follow these steps:

  1. On the Libraries’ website, click Advanced Search on the Find It! tab.
  2. For search scope, select Library Catalog.
  3. For material type, select Books.
  4. Enter your search terms.
  5. Click Search.

Using the advanced search to find books in the library.

New Books

Subject Librarian

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Colleen Hailey
Office 1528, Bartle Library, last one on left in the Reference area.