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Ebooks at St. Kate's

Learn the basics of navigating the different ebook collections St. Kate's subscribes to.

Start Reading

To start reading an ebook, follow these steps:

1. From the main page, select the "Books" dropdown menu, and click on "Library."

2. Select a subject area to browse only books related to that subject using the column on the left. Or, simply scroll through the grid of all books available to the right. 

3. Click on the cover of the book you'd like to read.

4. To show all of the chapter in the book, select "Show Chapters" or click the + next to different sections in the textbook. You can also read copyright and contributor information, as well as the preface to the book, using the box on the left.

5. Once you have selected a chapter, you can show and hide different sections using the hyperlinks to the left or using the + and - signs next to chapter headings. To skip to the next chapter, use the arrows next to the chapter number.

6. To print the entire chapter, select the "Print" icon. To save the entire chapter as a PDF, select the "Print to PDF" option in the print preview window by clicking the "Change" button under "Destination."

7. By selecting the "View" icon, change between viewing the entire text of the chapter, just figures, and just tables. 

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