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


This platform hosts the e-books in the Elgar Ebooks collection. Access to that collection as well as some e-journals on the platform is provided by the Florida State University College of Law Research Center. Edward Elgar Publishing manages this platform to host the titles it publishes.

Tutorial: How to Access the E-book

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

How to Access the E-book

  • Add E-bok to Bookshelf
  • Copy or Export E-bok Citation
  • Enable Citation Alert
  • Email Permalink to This Page
  • Print Pages of E-book
  • Search E-book Text
  • Download Chapter as PDF

Click Save icon (attribute title Save) to add e-book to bookshelf

Add E-book to Bookshelf

Click Cite icon (attribute title Cite) to copy or export e-book citation

Copy or Export E-book Citation

Enable Citation Alert

Click Email icon (attribute title Email) to email permalink to this page

Email Permalink to This Page

Click Print at atic_print to print pages of e-book

Print Pages of E-book

Use search bar at q_within to search e-book text

Search E-book Text

Click link labelled Download PDF to download chapter as PDF

Download Chapter as PDF

Tutorial: Browser Reading View

Navigate through the slides to explore features of the browser reading view

Features of the Browser Reading View

  • Search e-Book Text
  • Download Chapter as PDF
  • Add Notes to Selected Text

Use Search within results search bar to search e-book text

Search e-Book Text

Click Download PDF button within contentLinksWrapper to download chapter as PDF

Download Chapter as PDF

Add Notes to Selected Text

Benefits of a Personal Account

  • Save e-books and e-journals to the bookshelf.
  • Set up email alerts for new journal issues.
  • Get email alerts when an e-book or e-journal is cited in another academic work.
  • Save searches with email alerts for new matching content.
  • Create notes and tags.
  • Create groups with other account holders to share saved content.

To create your personal account, click here.

For help, check out Elgar Help.

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