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Social Work: How to find books, ebooks, & book chapters

Use this guide for social work resources, news, journal articles and more.

Searching the Library Catalog

Navigating the Library Catalog 

Finding E-Books in the Library Catalog

  1. Go to the catalog's Advanced Search page:
    https://libcat.simmons.edu/Search/Advanced
  2. In the search field, enter the title of the book. If you're looking for just a book chapter, you'll still search for the title of the whole book.
  3. Under Search Options, in the Format list, click eBook.
  4. Click Find.
  5. Click on the title of the ebook you would like to view.
  6. Click the "Access E-Book" link. You will be redirected to the e-book host.
  7. To view the e-book, navigate the links. Tip: If the book is an EBSCO holding, click PDF Full Text or Download Offline.

Need help downloading or accessing an e-book? Contact the librarians at Simmons:
Email: library@simmons.edu
Phone: 617.521.2780