Books & ebooks

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Print books 

Use the library search to find a print book: 

  1. Go to Advanced search 
  2. Type in your author, title, or subject 
  3. Limit Material Type to Books  
  4. Select Search
  5. In your search results, select Show only: In the library then Apply Filters for print books. 

You can locate the print book in the library by call number or use express retrieval and we'll put it on the hold shelf for you. 

Learn more about searching for books by taking our interactive tutorial and using our search tips

Can’t find a print title?  

If we don't have the book you need, you can request a print copy through interlibrary loan. You can use WorldCat to find print books from libraries worldwide. You can also request a purchase.  


Use library search to find an ebook: 

  1. Go to Advanced search 
  2. Type in your author, title, or subject 
  3. Limit Material Type to Books  
  4. Select Search 
  5. In your search results, select Show only: Full text online then Apply Filters for ebooks.  

Many ebooks have limits on how many pages you can print or download and how many people can access it at once. Click into an ebook directly to learn about its specific restrictions.

Watch our how to find and access ebooks video for helpful tips. 

For Instructors

Are you using an ebook in your course? Check for ebook availability before assigning it as a course material. Use our Course Ebook finding tool to see a list of courses using our ebooks and their adopted titles. 

Can't access an ebook?

Check out our ebook guide to learn how to:  

Can't find an ebook?

See how to search for ebooks for tips.

You can also browse all ebook collections or find discipline-specific ebook collections in our research guides

If we don't have a title, you can request a purchase. You can also contact your librarian for assistance. 

ProQuest Ebook Central 

EBSCO eBook Collection 
Select the eBooks tab at the top of the page. 

Scroll down to "Discover content" and select Books A-Z

O'Reilly Learning Platform (formerly Safari Books Online) 
STEM plus digital media and business. Requires log-in. Type in your UA email, hit Tab to skip password, then hit Sign In button. 

Wiley Online Library 
Select Online Books. 

Sage Knowledge 
Select academic books. 

STEM, health sciences, social sciences, and humanities.  

Oxford Academic 

Browse all ebook collections

Manage or renew books you checked out 

You can see the books you checked out or renew them in your library account

For interlibrary loan titles, manage them in your ILLiad account. Please note that a renewal request for an ILL can be submitted no more than 10 days before the due date.  Learn more about interlibrary loans.