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Search and read the full text of more than 30,000 complete books, reports and other resources covering all academic subject areas, including business & economics, career & general education, computers, engineering & applied science, humanities, science, medicine & allied health, and social & behavioral sciences. Link to Ebrary books from the library’s catalog or by browsing the database.

Search tips:

  • To begin using ebrary, you must first install the ebrary Reader. Click on the blue tab that says get ebrary reader to start your installation. You must have browser cookies enabled. Also, if you have pop-up blockers installed, you may need to turn them off for, or the web site may not function correctly.
  • Create a bookshelf to allow you to save highlights, notes and bookmarks you may make while reading an ebrary book. To do this click on the words sign in located in the upper left hand corner of the page.
  • You may begin to search for books by typing in the box located under the words Search for on the left hand side of the page. To get an exact phrase, put the words in quotation marks. For example a search for “Thomas Jefferson” will retrieve books with the name Thomas Jefferson. A search for Thomas Jefferson without the quotation marks will retrieve every book with the word Thomas and the word Jefferson whether on not they are together to form a name.

Where is it :

Go to the UNLV Libraries' home page. Under Find, select Articles, then under Article databases by name, click on the letter E and select Ebrary.

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