Why should you choose ebooks over traditional print items? Some advantages include:
Search our collection
Type in the title you are looking for in the JOSIAH search box on the library's homepage or in Classic JOSIAH. Search for ebooks just as you would a print title. After entering your search terms, on the next page, choose "Online" from the Access menu (image below) to limit your results to only ebooks.
When performing a search in our catalog, print books and electronic books will display differently in your search results. In the image below, the first result is for an electronic copy of the item. The second result is for a physical copy.
If you're using Classic JOSIAH, electronic titles will display with [electronic resource] to the right of the title:
Most of Brown's electronic resources are accessible from off campus. More information is available on our main website.
To access most resources from off-campus: start at the library website then navigate to the resource you need. You'll be presented with the Brown University login that will allow you access. If you do not have access, try downloading and using the VPN. Please note that you may need to clear your cache after downloading the VPN to have it work.
Need assistance with using our ebook collection? We're here to help!
Experiencing a problem accessing an ejournal, ebook, or database? Please fill out this online form to report this to our eresources librarian.
If you are having a problem logging into the Brown network or off-campus access service, please contact the CIS Help Desk: email@example.com or 863-HELP (863-4357)