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ProQuest/CARLI eBooks

About ProQuest eBook Central

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ProQuest eBook Central offers full-text access to over 3,800 books in a variety of disciplines. You'll discover books in this collection, most likely, through the library catalog (collection "CARLI eBooks"). eBooks can be read without special software, but require Adobe Digital Editions (free) to download (to computer, tablet or mobile device) and print. Downloaded titles are "checked out" for 7 days. Printing is limited (approx. 40% of a book).

ProQuest eBook FAQ

What's included in ProQuest eBooks? 
  • ProQuest eBooks searches the full text of approximately 3,800 books, published by academic, trade and professional publishers, however, Monmouth has access to just a portion of the entire database.  Please note: if you search the ProQuest database, you should limit the search (Advanced Search) to only those books included in the campus subscription.  proquest limit to monmouth

 

How do I search ProQuest eBooks?

 

How do I know what interface is best for my research?

Do I need special software to read, print or download?

  • ProQuest/CARLI eBooks can be read without special software, but require Adobe Digital Editions (free) to download (to computer, tablet or mobile device) and print. Downloaded titles are "checked out" for 7 days. Printing is limited (approximately 40% of a book).

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Searching ProQuest eBooks

EBSCO eBooks may be located via the Monmouth College Library catalog or by searching the ProQuest eBook database.

How do I know what interface is best for my research?

You will likely locate eBooks most often during a library catalog search, however, the ProQuest interface does allow for fulltext searching of the entire book, thus allowing very specific exploration and discovery.

Help with ProQuest eBooks

eBooks are identified in the Monmouth College Library catalog by this symbol: ebook symbol

ProQuest eBooks are provided through our CARLI consortium and thus are labeled "CARLI eBooks" in the catalog.

  • If you conduct a search in the library catalog and locate an eBook, click the phrase "Connect to eBook" (as pictured below) to access.

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  • To access the eBook, type in your Monmouth College credentials at the login screen.
  • Then, select "Monmouth College" as the Institution Name as seen below.

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ProQuest ebook search result

 

The ProQuest eBook interface displays the book's citation, a link to the table of contents, and options for reading in the browser or downloading. 

 

For indepth search assistance, visit this helpful ProQuest search guide, which includes tips on reading, searching, and downloading.

 

 

 

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