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Burritt Library subscribes to a number of E-book platforms, see what they are and how to read ebooks here.

How do I search for eBooks?

There are two ways to search for eBooks available in the Elihu Burritt Library collection if that is the kind of resource you are looking for specifically. You can search for eBooks by:

  1. conducting a catalog search
  2. searching in the eBook databases

How do I find eBooks with a catalog search?

How do I find eBooks in the eBook databases?

How many pages can I print from an eBook?

There is no overriding rule for how many pages a student can print from an eBook. The number of pages a patron is allowed to print from an eBook is specific to each eBook and/or platform. Read the other information in this box to find out where in the major databases you can locate the statements on printing permissions.

When you are viewing an eBook from the EBSCO eBook Collection through the online viewer, the printing permissions are available in the top left corner of the online viewer under the section “Publisher Permissions”. The permissions for this particular eBook allow you to print, email, or save up to 100 pages of this eBook.

Screenshot of an EBSCO eBook viewed in the online reader with printing permissions in the top left corner

When you are viewing the bibliographic record for an eBook in ProQuest eBook Central, the printing permissions can be found in two places: pages remaining for PDF and under the “Download PDF Chapter” link. The permissions for this particular eBook allow you to download and print up to 50 pages.

Screenshot of the bibliographic record of an eBook in ProQuest eBook Central.

The R2 Digital Library enables users to print sections of any resource on the platform. There is a printing limit of 60 pages or 20% of the total number of HTML pages that make up the resource on the R2 Digital Library.

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