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eBooks @ PLU: Available Collections

A guide to the PLU Library's eBook collection, including how to access, troubleshooting, and checkout options.

Finding eBooks

Most e-books are included in the library catalog. You can also use any collection individually by clicking on its logo.


A collection of books, mostly on science and technology topics, published by Springer. Includes computer science, engineering, mathematics, life sciences, and a sprinkling of humanities.

Oxford Scholarship Online

An online library of scholarly books from Oxford University Press. Look for the green open padlock icon for books PLU has access to.


Large collection of background research resources: encyclopedias, dictionaries, sourcebooks, almanacs, and other resources designed to get you started on your research and offer seeds for further study, including bibliographies and reference lists. Also includes research guides.

ProQuest Ebook Central

Pro Quest Ebook Central logoE-books on ProQuest's Ebook Central platform. Read online, download entire book or chapters/excerpts. EBL and Ebrary books have moved to this platform. Help and more information.


ebooks on EBSCOE-books on the EBSCO platform. Search, browse, print pages, check out to your reading device for up to 7 days. EBSCO e-books can also be found in the library catalog.

O'Reilly Online Learning: Your Technology E-book Collection

O'Reilly online learning logo Access a wealth of programming manuals, design books, engineering texts, history and theory, and much more with O'Reilly Online Learning. This collection features over 30,000 books, videos, and other learning materials on everything from making your own apps to getting started with a new programming language to interface design to network architecture, from publishers such as O'Reilly, Peachpit, Que, and MIT Press.

eBooks Guide

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