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Ebooks are books too!

Search for ebook titles

Use the Library Catalog to search our ebook titles, then limit the "Material Type" to "E-Book".
Note: does not search full-text within books.

Search full-text within our largest ebook collection, Ebook Central.

Other ebooks for research

Full-text searching within each ebook collection.

Ebook databases 18


Classic literature and selected biographies

RBdigital ebooks

Ebook FAQs

Who can use YC ebooks?

YC students, staff and faculty can access ebooks on and off campus. Community patrons can access ebooks on campus. Downloaded ebooks can be read anywhere.

Can I use an ebook without downloading it?

Yes, many of our titles can be read online without needing to be downloaded.

How many people can access an ebook at once?

While most publishers allow multi-user access, the number of simultaneous users varies for individual books. In rare cases only one user at a time can download a book (until the book’s checkout time has expired). Contact us if you have questions about a specific title.

Can I download, save or print borrowed ebooks?

Individual ebooks contain information about downloading, printing and saving. Some ebooks can be downloaded for a specified period of time.

What devices can I use to view ebooks?

All ebooks are laptop and desktop friendly. Offline reading on mobile devices is possible with the following apps:

  • Apple/Android (Bluefire Reader)
  • Nook/Sony Readers (Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Kindle or other mobile devices (PDF Viewer)

Each individual ebook contains information about device support.

All ebook FAQs