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Ebooks: Using Marx Library Ebooks with Ereaders: Harvard University Press Ebooks

Compatible Devices

  1. Kindle
  2. Nook
  3. Sony eReader
  4. Kobo
  5. iPad
  6. Android

Basic Searching


Searching in the Harvard ebook collection is very basic -- just type in your keyword.

Harvard Browse Screen

Narrowing Your Search

There are several ways to narrow your search in the Harvard ebook collection. These limiters can be found in the menu on the left side of the page:

  1. Subject
  2. Date
  3. Product Type (book, journal)
  4. Coming Soon/New Releases
  5. Accessible Content
  6. Publisher
  7. Author/Editor

The most useful limiter is Accessible Content which allows you to limit your results to only books you can actually read or download.

Harvard Limiters

Accessing Content

Choosing a book title displays the record and abstract for the book. As long as you see the licensed access icon, choose Read Content.

Harvard Ebbok Record

The next screen will display the list of chapter titles, choose one of those.

Harvard chapter title list


Once you choose a chapter title, you will get a chapter preview screen. Choose Full Text PDF to download the chapter.

Harvard Download Screen