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E-books: Finding e-books

Searching for eBooks

To find e-books, search the catalog, GILFind at EGSC available below. On the result page's left side, click "electronic" under the format heading. This will display only e-books. The link to the eBook in GALILEO will be displayed.





To search for books in the East Georgia State College Library, you will need to use the GILFind@EGSC catalog which searches for materials owned and located in the library.

What's in the catalog?

  • Books & E-books
  • Everything located in the library except for online articles.
  • Titles of journals, magazines, and newspapers with information about our subscriptions and links.

What's not in the catalog?

  • Articles. Search GALILEO to find these.

When are my items due?

  • Access your GIL account to view how many books you have checked out, renew your books, check due dates, and see any fines or fees.

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 eBooks

Find an eBook 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 an eBooks 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 eBook 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 eBooks available through the EGSC Library