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Library Resources: eBooks

eBook Collections

The Library subscribes to a number of academic eBook collections that give you access to thousands of titles on a variety of topics. eBooks can be read online and, depending on the collection, downloaded to a computer or mobile device. You can search for individual eBooks by author, title or keyword in XPLORE, the Library’s online catalog.

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Includes eBooks in business and economics, computers, technology and engineering, humanities, life and physical sciences, and social and behavioral sciences.

EBSCO eBook Collection

Contains eBooks from selected academic and commercial publishers as well as the full-text of a large number of older works in the public domain.

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News and Events

Library Garden Available

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The garden area behind McDonald Library is now available for all members of the University community to enjoy the fresh air and spend time outdoors. Please access the garden through the first floor of the library using the glass doors along the back wall. The garden will be open weekdays 7am - 5pm during warm weather.

Google Scholar not linking to Xavier electronic journal holdings

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Please note when you search Google Scholar, the Xavier e-journal holdings that usually appear on the right side of the page currently are not working. This is a temporary problem and we will let you know when it has been resolved. Please call 745-4808 if you have questions.

2015 Summer Reading Challenge

Monday, August 17, 2015

The University Library would like to congratulate our 2015 Summer Reading Challenge winners: 1st Place: Neal Troscinski, with 26 books, 8,807 pages; 2nd Place: Kaitlyn Viera, with 23 books, 8,396 pages; 3rd Place: Jackie Vezina, with 18 book, 6,914 pages. Thank you to all who participated! The books read in the Challenge can be found here.