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E-books

This research guide is intended to help you understand the various e-book platforms available at Florida State University.

Cambridge Core

This platform hosts the e-books and e-journals in the Cambridge Books Online and Cambridge Journals collections. E-books on this platform are available via purchase and EBA. Cambridge University Press manages this platform to host the titles it publishes.

Tutorial: How to Access the E-book

Navigate through the slides for steps for accessing the e-book

How to Access the E-book

  • Copy or Export E-book Citation
  • Copy Permalink to This Page
  • View List of Works Cited in E-book
  • Add E-book to Bookshelf
  • Print This Page
  • Navigate Table of Contents
  • View Chapter Summary
  • Download Chapter as PDF
  • Read Chapter in Browser (Full text opens in new tab)
  • Copy or Export Chapter Citation
  • Select Chapters to Use “Actions for selected content” Menu
    • View chapter summary
    • Add chapter to bookshelf
    • Copy or export citations
    • Download chapter as PDF
    • Send chapter to Kindle as PDF
    • Send chapter to Dropbox as PDF
    • Send chapter to Google Drive as PDF

Click Export Citation (a unique attribute ID is used for each book) to copy or export e-book citation

Copy or Export E-book Citation

Click the link embedded with the book’s unique doi to copy permalink to this page

Copy Permalink to This Page

View List of Works Cited in E-book

Click Add Bookmark (associated with the book’s unique attribute ID) to add e-book to bookshelf

Add E-book to Bookshelf

Click Share icon to print this page

Print This Page

Navigate to Pages section to navigate table of contents via ?pageNum=2

Navigate Table of Contents

Click title link (customized to each book by title and unique number series) beneath Pages section to view chapter summary

View Chapter Summary

Click link (labelled PDF) beneath title link to download chapter as PDF

Download Chapter as PDF

Click link (labelled HTML) beneath title link to read chapter in browser (full text opens in new tab)

Read Chapter in Browser

Full text opens in new tab

Click Export citation (via attributes representation and unique number series) to copy or export chapter citation

Copy or Export Chapter Citation

Click checkboxes next to titles to select chapters to use “Actions for selected content” Menu (view chapter summary, add chapter to bookshelf, copy or export citations, download chapter as PDF, send chapter to Kindle as PDF, send chapter to Dropbox as PDF, send chapter to Google Drive as PDF)

Select Chapters to Use "Actions for selected content" Menu

View Chapter Summary     Add Chapter to Bookshelf     Copy or Export Citations     Download Chapter as PDF

Send Chapter to Kindle as PDF     Send Chapter to Dropbox as PDF     Send Chapter to Google Drive as PDF

Tutorial: How to Use the E-book

Navigate through the slides for steps to using the e-book

How to Use the E-book

  • View Table of Contents
  • Copy or Export Chapter Citation
  • Download Chapter as PDF
  • Send Chapter to Kindle as PDF
  • Send Chapter to Google Drive as PDF
  • Send Chapter to Dropbox as PDF

Click icon at core-reader-toc to view table of contents

View Table of Contents

Click icon at core-reader-actions to copy or export chapter citation

Copy or Export Chapter Citation

Click Download PDF (via PDF file icon) to download chapter as PDF

Download Chapter as PDF

Click Send to Kindle (via Kindle logo icon) to send chapter to Kindle as PDF

Send Chapter to Kindle as PDF

Click Send to Google Drive (via Google Drive logo icon) to send chapter to Google Drive as PDF

Send Chapter to Google Drive as PDF

Click Send to Dropbox (via Dropbox logo icon) to send chapter to Dropbox as PDF

Send Chapter to Dropbox as PDF

Benefits of a Personal Account

  • Save e-books, chapters, and e-journal articles to the bookshelf.
  • Save searches.
  • Set up email alerts for new journal issues.

To create your personal account, click here.

For help, check out Cambridge Core’s FAQ page and user guide.

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