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PORT 408A: Tropical Dreams: Nature and Art in Brazil

This guide is intended for students in PORT 408A/SPAN 609A: Tropical Dreams: Nature and Art in Brazil. It includes resources for locating books and journal articles, and other materials, through the UMD Libraries. Email the subject specialist for more

How to Locate Ebooks in Worldcat

Use the Worldcat catalog, to discover and link to thousands of ebooks owned and/or licensed by the University of Maryland Libraries.

 

Worldcat allows one to search for and discover ebooks from many different collections.  The following screenshots

show how to limit your search results to ebooks accessible through the UMD Libraries.

 

 

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The record identifies this book as part of the EBSCO eBooks collection.  Click on "View eBbook" to access the resource.  You will be prompted to authenticate by typing in your UMD directory ID and password.  

 

 

Once logged in read the permission statement to understand the viewing, printing, and downloading options.   Click on the link to the ebook to access the content.

 

 

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Once in the ebook use the table of contents to navigate to the relevant sections of the book.  Most ebooks also have a "search" function, which allows for keyword searching within the book.

 

 

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