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Electronic Books

The CIIS Library provides access to thousands of electronic books ("e-books") available in full text via the Internet. To access them search the Library Catalog or go directly to the CIIS e-book vendor sites listed below.

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In addition books available in our catalog and subscription databases, thousands more e-books are freely available through various public e-book collections such as those listed below. If you have questions about how to use any of use these resources more efficiently, ask a Reference Librarian by sending an e-mail to askref [at] ciis [dot] edu.

CIIS E-book Collections Public & Free E-book Collections
*If you are using an Apple computer, and are having difficulty opening the full-text, you may need to install a free software plug-in called Schubert|It. Please refer to this page for specific instructions.

**These e-books require a software download to view the e-books online or in the browser. You must have Adobe Acrobat and a plug-in called FileOpen. Download the FileOpen plug-in for free here:

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March 19, 2014