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eBook User Guide

The Commerce Research Library's eBook collection is made up of a variety of sources. The eBook User Guide assists with searching, navigating, and using the various eBook platforms.


What is eBook Search?

The Library provides access to eBooks from a variety of sources. Instead of searching each eBook platform separately, use eBook Search for a comprehensive search of all eBooks available to you.

Who can read the Library's eBooks?

Department of Commerce staff and contractors whose Official Duty Station is the Herbert C. Hoover Building (HCHB) in Washington, DC are eligible for access to the Library's eBooks.

Sign in for Full Access

Sign in for full access

Staff on the HCHB network (onsite or on VPN) are automatically logged into the majority of eBook resources. HCHB staff not on the network or trying to access OverDrive eBooks require a Library Account for full access.