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Fall 2020: Sherrill and Moriarty Library are closed as part of the Lesley University COVID-19 response.  Please visit us online through our library website and via our Ask-A-Librarian service, and see our Fall 2020 Remote Services Guide.

How to Read an E-Book

ebrary: Creating an Account

  • Select the Sign In link at the top right of your screen
  • You will be redirected to the Lesley University Sign In page.
  • Fill in your Lesley credentials, and click the Login button.

Creating an account allows you to save your notes, add the book to your bookshelf, and download for offline reading.

ebrary: Finding E-Books

  • Access ebrary here.
  • Type your search terms into the box and click the "Search ebrary" button.

Advanced searching allows you to use more terms and create limits to zero in on what you really need.

ebrary: Viewing E-Books

  • Click on the book image or title to bring up the book.
  • There is no installation required for reading online.

ebrary: Working with E-Books

  • Highlight, take notes, and transform text into hyperlinks to other online resources. Highlight with or without notes attached in multiple colors.
  • Create a personal bookshelf to save and organize your research.
  • Use InfoTools to link to other online resources. Simply select words of interest in a document.
  • Copy and paste text, and print  pages and chapters, with automatic citations that include URLs back to the source.
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