Archive for the ‘electronic books’ category

APA Style Guide to Electronic References

February 23, 2009

The APA citation style is widely used in many disciplines. Learn how to accurately cite references to electronic works using the APA 5th ed. Style Guide.

Download (pdf) restricted to NYU students, faculty, staff only.

Note: This is not the complete APA Style Guide. That is available in print only.


Off-campus Users: Connect to Electronic Resources Via BobCat

August 22, 2007

Starting Thursday, August 23, 2007, all NYU off-campus users will be able to connect directly to all electronic journals, e-books and other Internet resources listed in BobCat, the catalog of Bobst Library. If you are off-campus, you will be asked to login to the Library’s Proxy Server with your NYU NetID and password. For more information on off-campus access see

Help Installing Ebrary Reader

September 28, 2006

Ebrary is the Library’s new 30,000+ title electronic book collection. Some users have reported some problems installing the browser plugin to read the books. Here are solutions from Ebrary:

Linking to Electronic Books: ebrary

August 30, 2006

The Library now provides access to ebrary, a collection of over 30,000 current academic books in all subjects. Here’s how to link to excerpts from these books for BlackBoard or other web documents:


Can I Get a List of Book Titles in Ebrary?

July 5, 2006

We are adding individual ebrary titles to BobCat. At this point we have loaded about 25,000 of them.

You can search for them in BobCat by:

**choosing “all collections” under “select a collection”

**in phrase search, choose “related name” and type ebrary

**To find out if specific titles are included, go to keyword search and combine related name=ebrary with title or author

You can also browse the ebrary collection in ebrary by broad subject headings. In the search panel on the left of the ebrary opening screen, choose “browse”. Click on the subject heading and the individual titles will be displayed. See LibLink FLICKR images for an illustration.

Electronic Books from Ebrary

June 27, 2006

Now available from NYU Libraries: ebrary, a major electronic book collection.

Ebrary is a full text collection of over 30,000 current books from the world’s leading scientific, academic and reference publishers. All of the books are being cataloged in BobCat, and readers have been installed on all public workstations in Bobst Library.

Using an easily installed web browser plugin (available for all platforms and browsers), ebrary users may browse, search, print, save, bookmark and create permanent links to any book, chapter or excerpt for inclusion on BlackBoard.