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Ebooks @ NJIT: Getting Started

This guide provides information about ebooks and ebook collections @ NJIT

Search Primo Discovery for Available Ebooks

  • Search:  Start by searching the Primo discovery system. Limit filter facets to Show Only: "Available Online" and Resource Type: "Books".
  • Identify:  From the search results list by clicking on the book title for items listed as "Available Online".
  • Access: Click on the link in the View Online section of the full record to view the full-text of the eBook.

Search for ProQuest Ebooks Only

Ebook Central
Online Reading:
  • Accessing an ebook is considered as "Online Reading".
  • Adobe Reader is required for copying or printing content.
Download of the Ebook or a Chapter:
  • Some downloaded eBooks expire after 24 hours.
  • Limit of 10 ebooks can be borrowed at a time. Your account will be locked if you try to borrow the 11th ebook.
  • Printing is allowed. View book details for printing allowances.
  • Copying of the whole page or text within a page is allowed.

Video Tutorials to Access ProQuest Ebooks

1) Search for an Ebook


2) Organize Your Research


3) Online Reader & Tools


4) Using the eBook Detail Page

Installation of an Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) free eReader is needed to download ProQuest Ebooks for offline viewing.

Adobe Software

[Adobe Digital Editions] required for offline reading/viewing format across PC, MAC, tablets or mobile devices

[Adobe Reader] required for printing and copying

View Digital Editions supported eReader devices.

iPad and iPhone Apps

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