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How do I find an ebook?

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Betty Sue Jessup Library

501 College Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Find an ebook

Step 1:

Search for books in QuickSearch. Look for ones labeled "view online."

choose view online from search results 


Step 2:

Click the title of the book you want to read to see more information on it (or just proceed to step 3).


Step 3:

Click the "View Online" link to access the ebook.  


Step 4:

If you're off-campus, you'll be prompted to login. Enter your myPVCC username and password.

VCCS login page


Step 5:

Read the ebook. We recommend that you don't bother downloading it because it's more trouble than it's worth. It's easier to just read it online. However, if you don't have an internet connection at home and would like to download the ebook while you're on campus, you can follow these instructions for downloading an EBSCO ebook and for downloading an EBL ebook.