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Butler's eBook Collections
Search Butler University Libraries and beyond for articles, books, media, and more.
Looking for popular fiction?
Don't forget your public library! Many offer ebook lending with your library account, and they specialize in different types of content than what you'll find in our collections.
Butler students are eligible to get an Indy PL card - see more information online or visit any branch location.
IPL: Download or Stream
Indianapolis Public Library's collection of ebook, streaming audiobooks, and streaming video.
Using Butler eBooks
What you need to know about using Butler's eBooks
Using eBooks at an academic library is different than personal eBooks or eBooks you get from a public library. They are accessible from several different websites (platforms) and what a user is allowed to do with an eBook depends on the functionality available on the platform where it's found, or any restrictions placed by the publisher.
- Download chapters instead of 'checking out' the entire book whenever possible.
- When you do a full book 'check out,' make sure you log into your personal account when you try to access the book on a different device.
- Worldcat Discovery is the best place to start searching for an eBook.
- Some eBook titles have restrictions on the number of users who can access it simultaneously, so if you're done reading an eBook, close your browser tab to end your session (and release the eBook so someone else can read it).
Report an Access Problem
Use this button to report any problems with the online resources listed in this guide (databases, ebooks, broken URLs, etc.)
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