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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Guide to Finding Digital Literary Texts: Library Catalog

Library Catalog Search

This is how to find ebooks and online text through the library catalog. 

  • Go to the library website and start your search.  
  • Your results page should look something like this:
  • Click on the link that says ebooks under the University of illinois library VuFind +Catalog. 

 Screen cap from library catalog

  • You will then be taken to another results page
  • Find the items you are looking for from the list. Click on the Get it Online link in the item information. 

Screen cap from library catalog

  • You should now be able to access the text or use the "Narrow Your Search" options on right to be more specfic. 
  • For more information on what to do after this step see the section on Hathi Trust under the "Other Places to get literature Text Online" tab.