STEP 2: Filter your results to "Full Text Online" only. Our initial search results include all resources, both physical and online. To limit to online books only, use the "Tweak my results" filters. Select "Full Text Online" (under the "Availability" heading) and "Books" (under the "Resource Type" heading), then select the "Apply Filters" button. To view a book, select its title or "Online Access" link.
STEP 3: Select the link provided under "View Online" to get the full text. In this instance, there is a choice between two links because the book is available on two different platforms, Ebook Central and Elsevier Science Direct. Let's take a look at each platform, starting with Ebook Central.
Ebook Central pulls together ebooks from a variety of publishers into a common platform. If you set up an account within Ebook Central, you can:
For detailed instructions on using Ebook Central features, see this guide.
If you don't find your ebook by using the "Books & More" tab, then it might be worthwhile to try HathiTrust, a partnership of 120 research libraries that contribute and share access to digitized books and journals. To access HathiTrust, start at NYU Libraries home page library.nyu.edu and click the "Articles & Databases" tab to view the page represented here. In the search box under the purple "Databases A-Z" button, type: HathiTrust. Then, in the result list, click on the HathiTrust link.
On the HathiTrust opening page, click the "Login" button and choose "New York University."