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Ebooks: Access

List of new ebook purchases, along with ebook recommendations, and instructions on how to download/"check out" an ebook.

General Information

Ebooks can be accessed via the Vanguard University Library catalog (VANCAT) or in one of the library's ebook databases. The library provides access to three ebook databases:

Limitations

Depending on the ebook and database, access to a specific title may be limited. Some ebooks only allow one, two or three user(s) to access the ebook at one time while other ebooks have unlimited, simultaneous access, meaning several people can view a book at one time. 

Here are examples of a one user ebook and an ebook with unlimited, simultaneous access:

Here are examples of a one user ebook and an ebook with unlimited, simultaneous access:

All JSTOR ebooks have unlimited access, meaning there are no limitations to simultaneous use. 

Handy Links


  • Call 714-966-6382
  • Stop by  a Librarian's Office
  • Submit an Ask-A-Librarian Question Form for an email reply HERE
  • Instant message             with LibChat (below)

Created by...

This guide was created by Christine Shin.