Last Updated: Jun 29, 2022     Views: 447

How do I Find Electronic Books?

  1. Beginning on the OU Libraries home page, change the drop-down menu under "Search" from "ArticlesPlus" to "ALICE Catalog." 
  2. Click “Advanced Search.”
  3. Using the drop down menu for Material Type, change the limiter from ANY to EBOOKS.  This tells ALICE Catalog to only give you results for electronic books.
  4. You can do a search in ALICE Catalog for a title, author, or just by a keyword. The example uses a search for signal processing.
  5. Your search results should only show electronic books.  Click on the title of the book to see more information about it.
  6. The ALICE Catalog record will have a link to the online version of the book.  There may be a separate link for accessing the book off-campus.  Click the link.
  7. Now you should be able to read or browse the electronic book.
  8. If you can’t find an electronic book or have any other questions, you can always Ask Us.


Screenshot showing how to search in the ALICE catalog for e books, as described at the beginning of this page.


Last updated: Jun 29, 2022

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