ebrary Announces New QuickView Functionality, Adds Over 1,100 E-books to Subscription Databases!

This entry was posted on Friday, May 14th, 2010

A Reader is no longer required to take advantage of ebrary’s key functionality!

Where do you find ebrary?
Visit the College of Charleston Libraries database page and select ebrary

How do I use it?

Tutorial information and screen shots from ebrary Quick Start Guide

  1. Conduct a search using simple or advanced, by keyword, full-text, publisher, author, and more. View results ranked by book or chapter.
  2. Open a book by clicking on the title name or jacket. No downloads
    or installations are required.
  3. Explore the document by navigating to search terms, searching for key words, jumping to relevant chapters, and flipping through pages.

  4. Highlight, take notes, and transform text into hyperlinks to other online resources. Highlight with or without notes attached in multiple colors. Create a personal bookshelf (if needed) to save and organize your research.
  5. Use InfoTools to link to other online resources. Simply select words of interest in a document.
  6. Copy and paste text, and print pages and chapters, with automatic citations that include URLs back to the source.
  7. Manage and share your research by dragging books, highlights and notes into bookshelf folders, which can be emailed to peers.

Addlestone Library is accessible only to College of Charleston students, alumni, faculty, and staff, Friends of the Library, PASCAL visiting patrons, or those with appointments for services offered in the library. Cougar Cards, Alumni cards, FOL cards, PASCAL institution IDs, or appointment emails are required for entry. Virtual services are available at https://answers.library.cofc.edu/.