Did you know that the Vanderbilt University Library provides access to over 1.5 million full-text e-books, including thousands of online textbooks? Titles cover a wide range of subjects and are available for immediate download. These books can be used for course assignments and readings.
To see if the Library has an electronic version of the textbook you're looking for, search the Library Catalog.
And if you don't find what you want in our catalog, ask us to purchase something!
If you need help locating appropriate resources to achieve your learning objectives you may want to consult with the librarian liaison for your department.
If you choose to use a library e-book as a class text, your librarian can help with the following:
Many of the library’s e-book collections are free of Digital Rights Management, making them ideal for classroom use. Faculty can link a book or individual chapters directly to their online syllabus (Brightspace?). Textbook friendly platforms include: