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UO Libraries Resources in partnership with the LRP Black Cultural Center

This guide organizes UO Libraries resources to support the Lyllye Reynolds-Parker (LRP) Black Cultural Center

UO LibrarySearch - Find articles, books, and more

LibrarySearch offers a streamlined interface for finding books and other media that combines the collections of UO Libraries and Summit libraries.

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Finding eBooks at UO Libraries

Using Filters in LibrarySearch

A screenshot of Library search with "UO eResources" selected from the Availability menu and "Book Chapters" and "eBooks" selected from the Resource Type menu.

Use LibrarySearch to find millions of items available at UO, including eBooks! Narrow your search by using filters. These are also sometimes called refinersnarrowers, or limiters


Finding eBooks

To locate eBooks, check the corresponding box (under the Resource Type filter). You may also want to include Book Chapters.

LibrarySearch also includes catalogs of other Summit (OR, WA, and ID) academic libraries. Using the UO eResources filter (under Availability) will eliminate results that includes eBook records the UO doesn’t have current access to.

Be sure to click Apply to limit your results to your selected filters.


Finding eBooks beyond UO

There are free and open eBooks online through sites like HathiTrust and Project Gutenberg. Check out the eTextbooks and OER page for more.


About finding eBooks through UO Libraries

eBooks decorative elementThis page describes where to locate eBooks using UO Libraries' subscription databases. The subpages explain how to download and read these materials on devices.

You can search for all UO Libraries' eBooks through LibrarySearch (search box below) or search individual databases for specific collections.

Learn about finding eBooks through ProQuest Ebook Central and eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) at the Downloading eBooks page.