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eBooks: Finding eBooks

See where to find eBooks at MCPHS. View recently added titles.

Where do I Find eBooks?

To find ebooks you can either browse or search. Browsing is the strategy for if you know the subject you want, but don't have a particular book in mind. Searching is for when you know the book title and need to get directly to it.

Try these places:

  1. See if your professor has shared a link in Blackboard
  2. Search by title in Smart Search
  3. Browse by topic in Smart Search or a specific eBook collection.

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Search by Title in Smart Search

To find a book by title, start at MCPHS Smart Search:

  1. Search by title (usually the first part is enough), like Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine.
  2. On the search results page, make sure you're logged in (at the yellow bar at the top of the page).
  3. Your results should now be just versions of the ebook you want.

You're can access the book through the MCPHS Library by clicking on Full text.

Search by Title in Smart Search

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Smart Search results for latest edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine as an ebook
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Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine ebook on AccessMedicine platform

Browsing for eBooks in Smart Search

To browse by topic in Smart Search, start at the Library's homepage:

  1. Search by a topic, like nursing
  2. On the search results page, make sure you're logged in (at the yellow bar at the top of the page)
  3. Use the limits on the left side of the page to select eBooks

You're now looking at ebooks on nursing that you can access through the MCPHS Library by clicking on Full text.

Tip: If you're seeing an overwhelming number of results, consider limiting your results by date range.

Browsing for eBooks in Smart Search

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