Our eBooks are available online, anywhere, anytime. This includes a growing number of textbooks.
eBooks are books published in digital format. They are searchable, accessible and portable. Some eBook platforms will also allow you to highlight text, make notes and bookmark pages.
You can access eBooks online, anywhere, anytime through the Charles Sturt Library, using Primo Search or the A-Z Databases.
In Primo Search you can find eBooks by:
In A-Z Databases, you can filter your results under 'database type' to eBooks. This will provide you with a listing of eBook databases to search in.
Your options for using eBooks will depend on the platform. Some will allow you to download or print specific chapters or sections. Some will let you download the entire eBook. Most will let you search within the eBook itself.
eBook publishers can apply different levels of access and usage restrictions which may affect the way you use them. Some of these restrictions include:
To ensure fair and equal access to eBooks, we encourage everyone to observe eBook etiquette.
The Library subscribes to a growing collection of eBook databases. To learn more, check out the eBooks guide.