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E-books: Finding e-books



What's GIL-Find @ EGSC? 

GIL-Find at EGSC searches our catalog of items at the EGSC Library as well as other University System of Georgia (USG) institutions.

What's in the catalog?

  • Books & E-books at EGSC & in USG Institutions
  • Titles of journals, magazines, & newspapers 

What's not in the catalog?

  • Articles. Search GALILEO to find these.

What if EGSC Library doesn't have the book I am looking for?

1. Search GIL-Find@EGSC.


2. Toggle to the University System of Georgia search scope to search more results available through GIL Express. 

Still Unavailable?

3. Request via Interlibrary Loan

Need help? See our guide on GIL Express or contact the EGSC Library!

eBooks at the EGSC Library

The EGSC Library has several collections of eBooks available.  To search the individual database, choose the link below. (The GALILEO password will be required.)

Historical eBooks


Using E-books

Find an e-book you would like to read?

You can...

  • Read the book online
  • Download it to an eReader, tablet, or mobile device
  • Print out portions for your research

Before downloading a book, you will need to register a few places and download software. This is a ONE-TIME process. 

To download e-books to an eReader or computer, you will need

 EGSC Faculty/Staff: Please submit an IT work request to have Adobe Digital Editions installed on your office computer. 

To save or view an e-book on a mobile device, you will need


Choose the EBSCOHost or ebrary tab above for help centers with detailed information, troubleshooting, step-by-step instructions, and tutorials. 

New E-books Available Through the EGSC Library