E-books are just like physical books, but you can access them immediately! You have access to a full library of electronic books from any computer with Internet access; an e-book reader is not necessary! But if you have an e-reader, you can download e-books to mobile devices.
There are three ways to find electronic books at GSU:
E-book collections most recommended for current topics research projects include:
Do I need to download the e-book?
For downloading instructions, see our E-book guide:
Can I Print/Save/Email or Copy/Paste pages from the Ebook?
E-book publishers put restrictions on the number of pages you my save, print, or email. This varies by book, ranging from 0-100 pages, but 60 pages is typical. Publishers also determine if portions of the book may be copy-and-pasted. Information about the book tells you about the restrictions as well as the number of simultaneous users -- that is, the number of people at GSU who can use the book at the same time.
How do I navigate an ebook?
The appearance and functions of the ebook reader interface vary from database to database, but most include similar functions. These functions include:
For more about ebooks, see our E-book Guide: