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Online Campus Library Resources: Find Textbooks in the Library

This guide is for students in Online Campus Programs at Adler University

About Textbooks in the Library

It is Adler Library's policy to obtain an ebook copy of all required, graduate textbooks used in Online Campus courses.
However, sometimes the publisher does not offer an ebook version to libraries. 

You can search the library catalog and find out if your textbook is available from the library as an ebook.
If the library doesn't have your textbook available online, check for rental or purchase options from Adler's Bookstore or online textbook vendors, such as Chegg.com
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Searching for Textbooks in the Library

  1. Go to the Adler Library Catalog
  2. Type the textbook title in the white search box and hit <Enter>

textbook title, Introduction to applied statistics for psychology, typed in search box

Understanding the Search Results Page

  1. On the search results page, find your exact title and year published.
  2. If the title includes a green, "Available Online" link, the textbook is an ebook.
  3. Click, "Available Online" link

Green, "Available Online" link located under the textbook title

 

  1. On the page you are taken to, scan and find the section labeled, "View Online" and click the blue link.

The full text for this ebook is available through the blue link, Open Textbook Library (CARLI)

  1. Click the "Read Online" button to open the ebook or click to access a specific chapter or section from the table of contents.

 

What if Adler Library Does Not Have the Textbook I need?

If the library doesn't have your textbook available online, check for ebook rental or purchase options from Adler's Bookstore or online textbook vendors, such as Chegg.com.