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eBooks at Gutman Library: Home

A guide to finding e-books in the library collection.

eBooks (Electronic or Online Books)

EBooks, or electronic books, are becoming more common as research tools. This guide will help you find eBooks from the library's collection and point you to some resources for free eBooks.


Quick Search the library catalog for eBooks:

Subject Guide

Karen Albert
Paul J. Gutman Library
Philadelphia University
School House Lane & Henry Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Phone: 215-951-2847
Website / Blog Page

eBooks (Electronic or Online Books)

For help in navigating through our various eBooks, click on the tabs across the top of this guide or click a topic below; the links below duplicate the tabs.

The Gutman Library makes eBooks available in several ways:

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I access these eBooks from home?

Yes, anywhere you have access to the internet you have access to these eBooks. If you are off-campus you will be prompted to log in to view these eBooks with the exception of the Free eBooks.


Can I download PhilaU eBooks to my Kindle, iPad, Nook, etc?

There is direct download to your device for some ebrary books; go here for an overview of download options.  For some other eBooks, if your device can view pdfs, and the eBook is accessible in pdf form, you can load the pdfs onto your device.