The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of OAPEN Foundation.
The library purchases individual ebooks on a variety of subjects from a selection of more than 350 leading publishers, as well as the e-Duke Scholarly Books Collection.
Search and browse across 30,000 e-books including many life science books.
Read more than 4,000 science and health books online FREE!
- Searchable biomedical e-books
- Linked from PubMed abstracts
Use the search tab "Catalog" below to find books in our library. The catalog also lists other materials in the library - including microforms, dissertations, DVDs, music, and special collections. Use the drop-down menu to search by title, subject or author.
Go to Step Two below: Find Books from Other Libraries in Georgia.
Use the GIL-Find Universal Catalog. If you find the book you want, click "GIL Express Request" at the bottom of the screen to request it be delivered to the GSU Library, or you can go to any of the University System of Georgia libraries and check out books using your PantherCard.
GSU users can check out books from ARCHE member institutions and affiliated library members. To check out materials from these libraries, you need to get an ARCHE card from the GSU Library Circulation Desk on the 1st floor of Library North. Verify they have what you need before you go.
Go to Step Three below: Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
and logon with your Library ID Number which is on your PantherCard. Fill in the citation information and place a request.
WorldCat is a catalog that includes materials from over 10,000 libraries worldwide. Starting from WorldCat allows you to request delivery without having to fill in the citation information for the book! After you have found the book in WorldCat, just click on , then click on "Request This Item Through Interlibrary Loan", logon and place a request.
Here are some call number areas and how to read them.
Example: Public health ethics and practice by Stephen Peckham
RA427.25 .P826 2010
|RA||Call numbers begin with letters that refer to the general subject
RA = Public Aspects of Medicine (as determined by the Library of Congress.)
|427.25||These are followed by numbers, which refer to the specific subject matter
RA 427 = Public Health
||The third line usually represents the author's last name or the beginning of the title
P = Peckham
|2010||The last line indicates the year of publication
QM Human anatomy
RA Public Health