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Nursing Library Orientation: 4. Find Ebooks

An online library orientation for nursing students.

4. Finding Ebooks

In this section, you will learn how to to find ebooks through the libraryGenerally speaking, ebooks WILL NOT be appropriate sources for your nursing papers, since textbooks are considered the lowest level of evidence. However, textbooks can be a great source to mine for additional references on a topic or to get background information on a topic. Always check with your professor first to find out if they will accept books in your reference list! 



Please watch this video to learn how to search for an ebook on ProQuest Ebook Central

When you click on a particular ebook title:

  • The record will note if you can download the book or read it online
  •  There is a link to cite the book in APA
  • You can search for particular keywords within the book