This page was last updated: October 11th, 2021
Search for electronic books available to you through the library catalogue.
When searching the library catalogue to restrict your search just to electronic books you will need to perform an Advanced Search. On the Advanced Search screen click Restrict by material type and then check the box for Electronic Book.
To access e-books you will require an OpenAthens account.
You may suggest titles that you think the library should purchase as an electronic book using our book suggestions page.
Log in to the Plymouth University website then go to the Electronic Library (Primo).
You can search by author, title words or subject.
First change ‘Quick Search’ to ‘Books, journal titles, etc’.
Enter your search terms and click the search button.
Under ‘Resource Type’ on the left, click on ‘Books’.
Finally, under ‘Availability’ choose ‘Full Text Online’.
Library e-books usually have a limited number of concurrent users. If you are unable to access a particular book please wait for 15 minutes or so and try again.
Search for e-books using the Exeter library catalogue.
You can search by title, author or keyword. If the book is available electronically, you will see a link to access it. Click on the link and enter your University username and password.