To Find Books in the ASU Library:
- Use the ASU Library's Catalog
- Use the ASU Library's One Search
Search titles, keywords or authors in the single search box; an advanced search feature is also available. Use the options in One Search's left column to limit the results to books/e-books, conference publications, etc. or any combination of these.
To Find Books In Other Libraries:
If the ASU Library doesn't have the book that you need, request the book via our Interlibrary Loan Service.
Most of our electronic books are listed in the catalog, however, to search the full text of a book, use the native search engine for these collections (see links below). All of our scholarly books are viewable online, primarily in PDF. A few titles are available in the Adobe Digital Edition format for limited time downloading onto an e-reader or tablet; download availability is noted on the book and requires a personal computer with the ADE software and account registration with the vendor.
Over 3,000 science and engineering handbooks in which you can find introductory materials for engineering topics, plus facts, formulas, and property data. Viewable online in PDF only; single chapters and pages may be downloaded.
Books from major publishers in all subject areas. Viewable online in PDF; single chapters and pages may be downloaded. Some titles are available in ADE format.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Viewable in PDF only; single chapter and pages may be downloaded.
- eBooks on EBSCOhost
Books from major publishers in all subject areas.
- Google Books
Most books copyrighted after 1925 are not viewable in full text on Google Books; use the "Find In a Library" link on the Google page to determine if a copy of the book is available in the ASU Library.