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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.

Oxford Reference Online

This platform hosts the e-books in the Oxford Reference Online collection. E-books on this platform are available via purchase and subscription. Oxford University Press manages this platform to host the titles in their multiple reference series. 

Tutorial: Book Metadata Page

Navigate through the slides to discover features of the book metadata page

Features of the Book Metadata Page

  • Add e-Book to Bookshelf
  • Copy or Export e-Book Citation
  • Email Link to Book Metadata Page
  • Print Book Metadata Page
  • Search e-Book Text
  • Browse Entries Alphabetically
  • Read Entry in Browser

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

Add e-Book to Bookshelf

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

Copy or Export e-Book Citation

Click email icon at shareLinkModalBody to email link to book metadata page

Email Link to Book Metadata Page

Click plus-sign icon at addThisMenu to print book metadata page

Print Book Metadata Page

Use search bar at q_within to search e-book text

Search e-Book Text

Use alphabetic letter buttons (available at the top and bottom of section at tabEntries) to browse entries alphabetically

Browse Entries Alphabetically

Click on the entry titles available in section at searchContent to read entry in browser

Read Entry in Browser

Tutorial: Browser Reading View

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

Features of the Browser Reading View

  • Add Entry to Bookshelf
  • Copy or Export Entry Citation
  • Email Link to Page
  • Print Entry
  • Search e-Book Text

Click Save icon (attribute title Save) to add entry to bookshelf

Add Entry to Bookshelf

Click pencil icon (attribute title Cite) to copy or export entry citation

Copy or Export Entry Citation

Click email icon at shareLinkModalBody to email link to page

Email Link to Page

Click plus-sign icon at addThisMenu to print entry

Print Entry

Use search bar at q_within to search e-book text

Search e-Book Text

Benefits of a Personal Account

  • Save e-books and entries to the bookshelf.
  • Create tags.
  • Create groups with other account holders to share saved content.
  • Save searches.

To create your personal account, click here.

For help, check out the Oxford Reference FAQ.

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