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Use this guide when exploring the ebooks we provide for nursing!

Below there are instructions for accessing ebooks through some of our major ebook providers, including more detailed information for our largest providers: Proquest and EBSCO. Use the search box below to discover even more ebooks in our collection!

Each of the additional pages in this guide highlight some ebooks that are available for specific Nursing topics.

All of these are available to you off-campus and 24/7! Explore the different tools available for searching, highlighting, and taking notes.

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Search the Cheng Library online catalog for books and media. If you need journal articles, go to our Databases page.


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Linda Salvesen
Systems Librarian
Office, Room 107b
David and Lorraine Cheng Library
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Subjects: Nursing

Using ProQuest Ebook Central

The ProQuest Ebook Central collection provides users full-text access to over 78,000 electronic books from a variety of academic publishers. There are approximately 2,500 education titles and over 6,000 business titles. Approximately 75% of books in the collection were published within the last ten years.

Ebook Central's platform supports a full range of functions, allowing users to:

  • View the document's table of contents, and see a ranking based on the relevance of your search term(s) in each chapter;
  • Open e-books to explore and read them;
  • Search e-books for additional terms;
  • Copy text;
  • Print pages;

If you sign in with a personal account, you can highlight text, add notes, and organize information on your personal bookshelf into folders.

Copy, download and print

(look at samples)

In most cases, you can get a PDF chapter or section up to 60 pages for download. You can download an entire book to a portable e-reader for 14 days. By setting up your own account, you can highlight and make notes that are saved and setup your own personal bookshelf

Supported devices:   iPad, iPhone, Kindle, Kobo, Nook, and Sony Reader

Using Ebsco's E-Books

The Cheng Library is currently offering over 4,100 e-books for online reading and download on the eBooks on EBSCOhost platform. The collection covers a large number of subjects, and the platform supports a wide variety of functions, including:

• Notetaking
• Copying and pasting (when available)
• Printing
• Emailing
• Citation exporting
• Bookmarking
• Offline downloading & reading

eBooks on EBSCOhost (formerly netLibrary)

Guides and video tutorials

Ebsco Ebooks - Searching Tutorial

Ebsco Ebooks - Downloading tutorial

 EBSCO eBook Support Page

Copy, download and print


Supported devices:  iPad, Kindle, Nook, Sony