This guide will help you with using one of LAVC's ebook databases: ProQuest Ebook Central. Use the tabs near the top of the page to navigate through the different parts of the guide. Content is organized as follows:
- Searching: how to search for ebooks in the database, including how to conduct "advanced" searches.
- Book Details: how to use the Book Detail Page to find important details about a book, including summaries, information about the author, reviews, and more.
- Reading & Citing: how to view/read ebooks online; how to save, print, email portions of an ebook; how to cite an ebook.
- Chapter Download: how to download a chapter (or portion) of an ebook.
NOTE: If you are using the Library website from off-campus, you will eventually be required to "log in." When that time comes, please follow these directions for help with logging in.