E-books & E-audiobooks

To find e-books and e-audiobooks available to McGill students, faculty and staff:

  • Search WorldCat and select the "eBook" or "eAudiobook" format on the left side. E-books are marked an e-books icon: 
  • Use the Database A-Z list to select an e-Book site and then search within it. E-book packages and publishers are marked with an e-book icon: 

Some sites require users to log in with their McGill credentials; other sites require users to create personal accounts to print or download e-books.


Using OverDrive

McGill students, faculty and staff logging into OverDrive need to select McGill Username (ie. your McGill email address). People who have received or purchased McGill Library Borrowing Cards need to select Library Borrowing Card Barcode to log into OverDrive.

For more information on using OverDrive on a desktop or mobile device, please see Getting started with OverDrive.

Click here for instructions on using the OverDrive app on an Apple device.


Tips on using and downloading e-books

For more information on using e-books and step-by-step instructions for downloading to mobile devices, e-readers, tablets and desktop computers, please see the Vancouver Public Library's ebooks How-to pages.

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