See opens new windowHow to Find Books and Ebooks for more detailed information on the library catalog and ebooks.

ORU Library Catalog

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Find books and other items in the library. Ebook titles, with links to the full text, are also included in the catalog. Narrow your results with a subject search.

Search Ebook Databases

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Search Tips:
• Combine keyword and subject searching to narrow your results.
• Use the Sort By option to arrange the results. For example, Publication Date will sort the newest ebooks at the top of your list. (circled below)
• To view the 20 most relevant chapters from your result list, after you have done a search and have a list of results, click the Chapter Results tab. (circled below)

Ebook Central

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13,600+ full-text ebooks in all disciplines. Restricts full text to 1-5 simultaneous readers. Free downloads. See: opens new windowDownloading an ebook or the opens new windowtutorial (3.18 min.).
Tip:In advanced search,change Select a Field (optional) to Subject, then key in a subject psychology or counseling. Use limiters in the left sidebar to refine your results.

Sample Titles

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In, libraries that own the item, along with links to their library catalogs, are listed (by proximity of your location) below the book information. When a book is available at ORU, a link to the ORU Library Catalog will be first on the list.

Click a library catalog link or, if the book is not available at ORU, click Request Item to complete and submit an interlibrary loan request.

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Google Books

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Includes some book previews and complete books. Connects to books with the opens new window Library Project and Partner Program. If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given permission, Google Books provides a preview of the book. If the book is in public domain, you can freely download a PDF copy. In a book record, use "Find in Library" to link to the item record in See opens new windowHow to Use Google Books.