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  • The East entrance will only grant access to the Market Place.
  • Masks and Social distancing are required while in the library.
  • 3rd and 4th floors will be closed.
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eBooks at UCO

A guide to the electronic book collections available through the UCO libraries.

JSTOR eBooks

This collection can be accessed by an unlimited number of users simultaneously. The best way to find access this collection is through the JSTOR database.

To search for ebooks, navigate to the JSTOR database and conduct an Advanced Search .

  1. Select Advanced Search located below the search box on the home page
  2. Type in your key terms
  3. Under Item Type select Books

Note that when you conduct a search, your search results will show the individual chapters that relate to your search term. Once you view a chapter, you will be able to navigate through the other chapters in the book. The additional chapters will be located on the left-hand side of the screen.


The search results list displays Chapter Titles, including the page numbers. Listed below the chapter title is the Book TitleAuthors and Publication Date. Also, linked Topics are listed. To continue searching these related topics, click on the link. 

Click on Download PDF located to the right of the chapter title to download the chapter. 

Click on Cite this Item located to the right of the chapter title to view the citation in MLA, APA and Chicago formats. Be sure to check for accuracy.