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Search Digital Texts


Hint: Use the "print" link in your browser to print a copy of these instructions. You will be leaving this page to go into the library catalog.




Digital texts are located within the main library database. To browse all items the library has digitized, click here and do the following:

  • Type in this keyword - digitized.
  • Select this media limiting option from the drop down box - Ebook.
  • Click on the “Search” button.

Items will appear in reverse chronological order (newest items first).


To perform a more specific name, title, subject or keyword search, use this link; or, within the library catalog, click on the “Advanced search” link on the left menu.  Do the following:


  • Enter a search term (examples: “Civil War”, “Frederick Douglass”).
  • Select “eBook” from the “Media limiting options” drop down box.
  • Click on the “Search” button.

Items will appear in reverse chronological order (newest items first). 



For more search options, follow the suggestions for “Search Tips” on the main Search page.




To read texts, click the blue hyperlink in the URL section of the catalog record.






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