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AML2011 (Freuler): eBooks and eVideos

A guide to help students complete library research in Professor Freuler's American Literature class at the Osceola Campus.

Finding eBooks

To access the library catalog, log into your Atlas account and click the "Search the Library" link on the left side of the "Courses" tab. The library catalog will open in a new window. From this page, do a simple keyword search, or click "Advanced Search" for more options. 

 

At times you may be prompted to log into the library site using a borrower ID and PIN. Use your VID number (with the V) as the borrower ID. Your PIN is the last four digits of your VID number.

Finding eBooks

Use the library catalog to find helpful eBooks you can read from home.

1. Visit the library catalog by clicking here.

2. Enter your keywords into the search box.

3. Select "eBooks" from the Limit To: dropdown menu.

4. Click "Search".

5. Look through the search results to find an appropriate book. You can click on the "Details" tab under each search result to find out more about the book before opening it.

6. When you're ready to view an eBook, click the "View Online" button below it, and it will open in a new window.

 

NOTE: If you're asked for a borrower ID and PIN, the borrower ID is your full VID (with the letter v) and your PIN is the last 4 digits of your VID.

Finding eVideos

Use the library catalog to find helpful eVideos you can watch from home.

1. Visit the library catalog by clicking here.

2. Enter your keywords into the search box.

3. Select "Audio/Visual Material" from the Limit To: dropdown menu.

4. Click "Search".

5. Once you get to the search results page, look for the "Format" heading in the left column. Click "Electronic Video" to limit your search results to eVideos available online.

6. Look through the search results to find an appropriate video. You can click on the "Details" tab under each search result to find out more about the video before opening it.

7. When you're ready to view an eVideo, click the "View Online" button below it, and it will open in a new window.

 

NOTE: If you're asked for a borrower ID and PIN, the borrower ID is your full VID (with the letter v) and your PIN is the last 4 digits of your VID.