E-books are digital editions of print titles. You can download e-books and read them immediately, no matter where you are! E-books also offer the convenience of size and portability. You can store your own personal library of e-books on your PC, Laptop, or handheld device.
OneSearch is the QC Libraries' Catalogue. You may search for streaming videos, e-books, print books, e-journals, databases, articles, etc in OneSearch. You may search by title. For example: 1984 by George Orwell
This will retrieve all e-books with 1984 in the title
The below screenshot is what you will see after you conduct a search:
However, if you are looking for 1984 by George Orwell, the title is not showing up. This may be because it is a popular title and there are many associated titles. For such cases, we recommend narrowing your search by using the ADVANCED SEARCH feature. If you select ADVANCED SEARCH on the top right and select Author/Creator, and select SEARCH, this will narrow your results.
We recommend, enabling the "Filter my results" section with the following once again:
If you were to choose the first item on the list and then select the "Available Online" link which will take you to the Full record as seen below:
Then under View Online - Try a Link Below! - Select from one of the options. This will take you to our Proxy page where you will need to sign in with your CUNYCredentials-firstname.lastnameNN@login.cuny.edu.
Once you sign in, you will be taken to the platform and be able to access the e-book.
The QC Libraries A-Z Database List provides a comprehensive list of all of our major e-book collections.