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Study Abroad Research Guide: Finding Books/E-books

A one stop resource for current and prospective study abroad students.

Helpful E-books links

Explore the libraries of the world!

Library.I Love It! Meeting in Rome

Biblioteca Angelica in Rome, Italy

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Searching the Catalog for E-books

To find electronic books (e-books) in the Library Catalog.

  1. In the Library Catalog choose Advanced Search.
  1. Enter the word/phrase, author, title, and/or subject terms you wish to search.
  1. Select RU-Online (Rutgers Digital Library) from the Library pull-down menu and
  1. Select Books from the Format pull-down menu.
  1. Click on the Search button.
  1. The results of your search will be displayed on a Search Results screen. Click on the title in any listing to view the complete details for that item.
  1. To view the book, click on the link in the Electronic Access field of the record.

For more information, check out the E-books libguide.


Explore the libraries of the world!

Biblioteca José Vasconcelos / Vasconcelos Library

Biblioteca José Vasconcelos in Mexico City, Mexico

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Find a Library near you!

You can access books in libraries while you are abroad. 

Many libraries will be closed stacks (meaning you cannot browse the shelves but must ask a librarian for help).  You will want to research their hours of operation and if they charge any access fees.  Some research or academic libraries will require a letter of introduction.  You may contact us to provide these letters.

Use these helpful websites to find libraries in other countries:

Explore the libraries of the world!

Bodleian Library

Bodleian Library in Oxford, England

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