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This guide provides information about and access to various databases.

Ebook Central


Proquest, Michigan-based global information-content and technology company, partners with publishers to provide content.


Over 100 ebooks from leading publishers covering all academic disciplines, including Cambridge U. Press, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Oxford U. Press, Ashgate, Hart, Edward Elgar, Wiley, Palgrave Macmillan, and other university presses.

How to Access

Go to UCB Libraries’ Catalog and run a Title search for “ebook central.” Click on Ebook Central link. Browse by Discipline or search by keyword, publisher, or LC Class (e.g., Law). Search/browse within a book.


Connect to Ebook Central from a computer connected to the campus internet or while logged into the VPN.

Reading Device

Devices supporting a Web browser and Adobe Digital Editions free software. Must enable cookies and JavaScript in your web browser.

Restrictions/Formats (Print/Download/Email)
Depends on publisher, but general rule is P limit of 60 p.; D limit of 10p. No email. When you go to print or save an ebook, there will be a pop-up window with the download/print restrictions.


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