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Welcome to eBooks!

  • Did you know that you have access to over 1 million eBooks provided by the UGA Libraries? Our eBooks come in different formats and are accessible on several devices. Tabs on this guide will help you access, print, and download eBooks.
  • To use eBooks from off-campus and some UGA wireless networks, you'll be prompted to log in with your UGA MyID and password. Remember, your MyID is your UGAMail address minus the ""

Where to Start?

The best way to find eBooks is by searching in GIL-Find (our book catalog). Search for what you want, then filter to "Full Access Online" and select "Books" under Format. 

Please note that you can find eBooks through the Multi-Search; however, those eBooks will be limited to EBSCOhost eBooks. You can also find eBooks through individual library vendors (navigating those are detailed on the tab "Accessing eBooks), but that will limit your search for all eBooks you have access to through UGA libraries and may even come across eBooks that the library has not purchase. 

For step-by-step instruction on locating eBooks through GIL-Find: