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All about ebooks at UAS libraries.

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This is a guide to ebooks (electronic books) available through Egan Library and Ketchikan Campus Library. We purchase many electronic books for the convenience of students.  With ebooks - you can access it 24/7 from your computer, wherever you are.  We will review the ebook collections and how to view them on your computer.

You can find a list of our ebook collections below, and access them from our website.

Take Note


  • not all ebooks available through the library may be downloaded to a hand-held device. it depends on the publisher and platform it is on.
  • you can view all of our ebooks on your computer.  some ebooks will be download-able to ipads, smartphones, Kindle, and other devices - each ebook will have its own access rules
  • printing is allowed for portions of some ebooks. some ebook publishers do not allow printing, others allow to print out entire chapters at a time.

How do I search for eBooks?

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  • Search in OneSearch to find all of the ebooks available through the Egan Library (OneSearch searches the Library Catalog AND ebook collections such as Ebscohost, Gale Virtual Reference, and Springer).
  • Do a direct search in the library catalog for ebooks. Refine the search results by ebook collection, subject, or language.
  • Search in WORLDCAT to find all of the ebooks available through Egan Library AND Ketchikan Campus Library.
  • To identify if a book we don't have is published as an ebook, search Google Books
  • Start directly in an ebook collection. See the Egan Library Finding Electronic Books page.


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Jennifer Ward
Egan Library
University of Alaska Southeast