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Ebooks @ NJIT: Getting Started

This guide provides information about ebooks and ebook collections @ NJIT

Search PRIMO Books+


Many eBooks are downloadable for offline viewing to your laptops and other eReader devices.

Search for books in the NJIT library collection

Search:  Start by searching the Primo discovery system. Limit the facets to show only "available online" and resource type "books".

Identify:  From the search results list, use filters to Limit To: "Books & E-books", click on the book title for items listed as [electronic resource] or "Digital Resource" or "Free e-resource".

Access: Click on the link in the View Online section of the full record to view the full-text of the eBook.


Proquest Search

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.

How to Use ProQuest Ebooks

Search for an Ebook


Organize Your Research


Online Reader and Tools


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/iPhone Apps

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