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Finding Lehigh's Ebooks

ereader device on table next to cup of teaThe library has access to a large and increasing number of ebooks. Many of these ebooks may have material that can be used as supplementary course readings. It is also possible that your main course texts are available in ebook form through the Libraries. 

This guide will provide an overview of the different collections available and includes additional information on using digital content such as open resources, articles, or electronic course reserves, in your course.


For faculty: using ebooks as textbooks or other course materials

Using Lehigh's subscriptions to ebooks is a way for your students to save money on textbook!  Also, see the library's guide on Open Educational Resources..

Ways to find ebooks 

  • Consult the library's ebook databases. Use the search capabilities these databases provide to look up ebooks related to your subject of interest.  
  • Lehigh provides electronic access to encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference works that provide background information for your research. See the subject library guides for ideas about appropriate resources. Or, contact your subject librarian.


Video Tutorial: Finding an Ebook

To discover books and ebooks, go to ASA, the library catalog near the top of the library homepage.  See this video tutorial about how to limit your search in ASA to ebooks. .Also, see the  Ebooks library guide.