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eJournals and eBooks

eJournals and eBooks are an important and growing portion of the University Libraries Collection. Because eJournals and eBooks are more easily updated than traditional print materials, they often express the most current iterations of data or academic thought.

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Discover eJournals & eBooks

You can search the University Libraries’ eJournals and eBooks by article title, identifier (ISSN/ISBN), by eJournals or eBook title, or by subject.

How to Get Off-Campus Access to eJournals and eBooks

eJournal Access Instruction Video

For further instructions on how to locate eJournals and eBooks on our website or how to search for materials within those eResources, please watch the following video. To find more videos, please visit our Library Research Tutorials.

This video is up-to-date as of February 18, 2021. Click on CC to see captions. 

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Washington University is a member of the HathiTrust Digital Library. Over 17 million volumes have been added to the library, with more than 6.5 million available in full text. More about HathiTrust and Washington University Libraries’ membership.

Washington University faculty, students, and staff can:

Google Scholar & Google Books

Google Scholar and Google Books are free-to-use resources available through Google with the Library Project.

Though both Google Scholar and Google Books are great engines through which to start your search, some articles or books can have restricted access to the full text. The University Libraries may have access to those articles within their Online Database Collection or can acquire them through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

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BrowZine is an application that acts as a way to search for, read, save, and email current journal articles. Many of Olin’s online journals can be accessed via BrowZine. Search by title or subject, and create personal bookshelves and notifications featuring top journal selections.

BrowZine functions on mobile devices through the Apple Store and Google Play Store, and is also available online with a Web browser. Download the app (free to all Washington University students, faculty, and staff) to access thousands of scholarly journals via smartphone or tablet.

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