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Rosen Research Guides
An electronic book is exactly the same as the printed version of the book, except that the complete, full text of the book is available online. The UCF Libraries purchases selected electronic books and lists these books in its online catalog for the convenience of UCF students, faculty, and staff.
A printable version of this guide is also available: eBooks PDF (107 KB).
Let's say you are looking for books about event planning. If you search for event planning in the UCF Library Catalog, your results may look something like this:
Keyword search for event planning
The first record listed is an electronic book, indicated by the E-Book icon.
You can access an electronic book from the library catalog by clicking on the blue hyperlink. The book will open in the appropriate database or website, where you will be able to read the book in its entirety or navigate to specific chapters using the search tools provided. Printing and saving capabilities will vary by database.
Note: If you are off-campus, you may be prompted to log in with your UCF library card number before using electronic resources.
To limit a search in the catalog to only electronic resources, click on "ONLINE" under the Library/Collection option on the left side menu.
Narrowing search results to e-books
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A printable version of this guide is also available: eBooks PDF (107 KB)
Rosen Research Guides | Hospitality Research: ebooks
Last updated February 03, 2012 1:12:28 PM