Skip to Main Content

Ebooks at Pfau Library: JSTOR ebooks

How ebooks from Pfau Library work, including download options.


User limits?

No simultaneous user limits.

Link to it!

Instructors, you can link to Pfau Library ebooks in your Blackboard course pages!

Special handling is required to ensure off-campus access. Please check our instructions on Linking to Library Resources: Ebooks.

Steps: Download a portion of a book

If you have found the book through OneSearch, our link will take you to the main page for the ebook. From there, scroll down to view the table of contents. An option to Download PDF appears after excerpt from the chapter:

JSTOR display the chapter title, the first few lines of the text, and options to read online or download.

If you find a book chapter while you are searching at the JSTOR site, it will display as a separate unit, much like the JSTOR articles from journals do. In that case, just use the Download PDF button to the right of the chapter title:

JSTOR search results will be labeled "Book Chapter" and display a button that says "Download PDF."