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This search box will search the QCC collection for ebooks only.



Alternatively, ebooks will appear in the results when you search OneSearch.  In your results page, use the filters on the left side to Limit to = Full Text Online and Resource Type = Book.

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***Please note: to download any ebooks from Proquest Ebook Central in their entirety, it is necessary to have an Adobe ID.  Users may create a free Adobe ID for the Adobe Digital Editions software in order to download/borrow ebooks.  Some PDF chapters are available without an Adobe ID but nearly all ebooks require it.  Additionally, when students "download" a book it is for a limited loan period stated when the student selects "download book." 

  • Students have the option to view the book in its entirety online
  • Students have the option (in most cases) to download PDF chapters and print up to 59 pages of the book in accordance with copyright law.


Required software to borrow/download most ebooks:

Adobe Digital Editions (iOS, Android, Mac, or Windows) or BlueFire Reader (iOS, Android, and Windows)


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