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Library books can be found using OneSearch or the Books and Media Catalog. Print books are checked out at the Library’s circulation desks. See our Checkout Protocols for more details.

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UVU Library Textbooks

The Library has many textbooks required for UVU classes. Textbooks are kept on Course Reserve at the 1st floor circulation desk, and most check out for two hours. A high-speed book scanner is located next to the 1st floor circulation desk. NOTE: Ebook versions of textbooks may be removed from the collection at any time by the vendor.

Fulton Library ebook Collections

Ebooks are read entirely on your computer or mobile device and can be downloaded from the Ebook Central and EBSCO collections. Adobe Digital Editions and an Adobe ID, or the EBSCO Ebooks app, is required to view downloaded titles. Please note that ebooks are regularly added and removed by the vendor in these subscription based collections.

EBSCO Ebook Collection

This is a general ebook collection that contains more than 130,000 works of fiction and non-fiction in all topics. Titles may be downloaded from this collection for up to 7 days with a free EBSCO account.

Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary Nursing & Allied Health Collection)

This collection contains approximately 16,000 books on medicine, nursing, allied health, and related topics. Titles may be downloaded from this collection for up to 14 days with a free Ebook Central account.

O'Reilly Safari Books Online

This collection offers access to nearly 58,000 titles from the biggest names in computer science, information technology, and business publishing.

Gale eBooks

These reference ebooks cover multiple subject areas, have unlimited users, and are DRM free.

Free ebook Sites

American Mathematical Society Books Online

The AMS offers access to dozens of downloadable books on algebra, topology, number theory, mathematical physics, logic, analysis, and other topics.

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This site contains a collection of reference books including older editions of classic works such as The Columbia Encyclopedia, Grey's Anatomy, Post's Etiquette, Roger International Thesaurus, and many more. Works of fiction and poetry in the public domain are also available.


Digital Public Library of America

The DPLA is a growing online library.

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Europeana is a collective online library created for European libraries.

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This online library is a project of the Bibliothèque nationale de France.

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Google Books

A growing collection, Google Books offers searchable access to thousands of public domain and copyrighted works. Some newer works are only available as previews.

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Hathi Trust

A consortium of libraries and the non-profit Hathi organization, this site contains digitized copies of public domain fiction and non-fiction in a wide variety of topics.

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Internet Archive

This collection offers downloadable copies of millions of ebooks from the United States and Canada in a wide variety of languages.

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National Academic Press

The NAP produces high-quality ebooks on a wide range of topics including nutrition, engineering and technology, education, earth sciences, math, physics, and many more.

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OAPEN is an open access library of European academic titles.


Open Collections Program (Harvard University)

Developed by Harvard University Libraries, this site can be used to locate and view rare historical materials from Harvard's special collections.

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Open Library

Utah residents can download ebooks from the Open Library.

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Open Textbook Library

Open textbooks are licensed by authors and publishers to be freely used and adapted. Download, edit and distribute them at no cost.

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Perseus Digital Library

This collection provides access to ancient Latin and Greek language texts. English translations are available for most titles.

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Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is one of the largest online collections of public domain books in the world. EPUB, PDF, and text downloads are available.

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University of California Press eScholarship Editions

"UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004, includes almost 2,000 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction." Some titles are restricted to UC affiliates.

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Books From Other Libraries

Interlibrary Loan

If the Library does not own the book you need, you can place a free request through Interlibrary Loan and the Library will borrow the book from another institution. Books and other items usually take 7 to 10 business days to arrive.

Interlibrary Loan

Utah Academic Library Consortium (UALC)

Current UVU students, staff, and teaching faculty may also borrow materials from other Utah academic libraries through the Utah Academic Library Consortium. Contact the institution you plan to check out materials from for borrowing guidelines; they may require identifying documents.

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Suggestions for Purchase

If the Library does not own the book you need, you can suggest the Library purchase it.

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