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E-readers, E-science and More Tips from Extension's Librarian

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Did you receive an e-reader over the holidays? Explore our e-book collections and download to your device or view from your computer.

Try Google Books to search through the full text of millions of books - this is very different than a MNCAT search which only searches author, title and possibly table of contents. If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given permission, you'll be able to see a preview of the book. If you see one you like, click "Get this book in print" "Find in a Library" to see if we have it. Also explore HathiTrust, which brings together the immense collections of 60+ partner institutions in digital form.

WorldWideScience is a global search engine with the aim to spur academic discovery by sharing knowledge.  From a single search form you can search over fifty databases in English and now 22 multilingual sources (with translation to the searcher's native language using Bing translator) and seven multimedia sources.

Kristen Mastel
Outreach & Instruction Librarian

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