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Using eBooks

Guide to resources for downloading ebooks and ebook collections available from the UMD Libraries

Need Help?

If you have eBook questions or require assistance, please view common FAQs on the eBook LibAnswers page or contact our acquisitions department at

Multi-Disciplinary e-Book Collections

UMD Libraries provides access to other eBook collections besides the largest five collections listed in the Downloading eBooks section of this guide. Listed below are a few more smaller general eBook collections. If you are looking for a subject-specific eBook collection, you may check Database Finder, or contact your librarian for assistance.

Open Access e-Book Collections and Portals

The following list of eBooks are Open Access, which means you can access them online for free, even if you are not affiliated with UMD.