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Sharing Practice: To share e-books

How to share e-books

If you want to share e-book resources, you may search materials via library catalog and get the permanent links to the resources. In these examples, we will demonstrate how to share an e-book provided by "ProQuest Ebook Central" and "eBook Collection by EBSCOhost". You can find out the link for a) an e-book  OR  b) into its particular section/page.

For an e-book

For sharing the link of whole e-book

1. Go to VTC Library Website, input your search terms and click Encore button to search a record.

 

2. You may refine your search results to only display e-book records. Then, you can open a e-book record.

 

3. Open an e-book.

 

4. If the e-book is available in ProQuest Ebook Central, you may click "Share Link to Book".

 

5. The persistent link is generated. You can copy the link (press Control+C) to share an e-book.

 

 


For sharing the link of e-book's section/page

If the e-book is provided by ProQuest Ebook Central, you may share the link of particular section/page by clicking the Share Link icon after you open a section/page.

        

1. You can open the section/page that you wish to share. Then, you can click the Share Link icon.

 

2. You can copy the link (using Control+C) for sharing the section/page of e-book.

 

Alternatively, you can get that the link (URL) by clicking the "Get Citation" button.

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Copy the URL (highlight the URL and press Control+C to copy) for sharing the link with others (paste the link).

For sharing the link of whole e-book

1. Go to the E-Books page of VTC Library Homepage.

Alternatively, you may use library catalog (Go to the VTC Library Homepage, input your search terms and click "Encore" button) to search an e-book. Library catalog will direct you to step 4 if the e-book is available in EBSCOhost.undefined

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3. You may key-in search terms to find an e-book record in the search box.undefined

4. Open an e-book record.undefined

5. The persistent link is automatically generated.  You can copy the link (press Control+C) to share an e-book.undefined


For sharing the link of e-book's section/page

You may share the link of particular section/page by clicking the Permalink icon after you open a section/page.

 

1. Open the section/page that you wish to share. Then, you can click the Permalink icon.

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2. You can copy the link (using Control+C) for sharing the section/page of this e-book.

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