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Ebooks: Using Marx Library Ebooks with Ereaders: Harvard University Press (De Gruyter) Ebooks

Compatible Devices

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

Basic Searching

Searching

Searching in the Harvard (De Gruyter) ebook collection is very basic -- just type in your keyword.

Harvard ebooks search page

 

 

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. Document Type (book, journal)
  4. Accessible Content -- use this limiter to make sure you only see content you can actually access.
  5. Publisher
  6. Language

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

Harvard search results page

 

Accessing Content

Choosing a book title displays the record and abstract for the book. As long as you see Accessible with a unlock icon, you have access to the content. You can retrieve the citation to the book, in MLA, APA, Harvard, Chicago, or Vancouver styles, from this screen.

Harvard book overview page

Clicking on the Contents tab will display the list of chapter titles, choose one of those.

Harvard Ebook chapter page

Downloading

You can either choose to download a chapter from the table of contents screen or you can click on a chapter title to get a chapter preview screen. Choose Download chapter (PDF) to download the chapter.

Harvard ebook chapter preview screen