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Finding books

The Library Catalog is a great starting place to locate Books, E-books, Journals, Articles, Videos, & More. The collection includes subject dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks and research guides. Results can be filtered to display what is available online.

Watch this video (10 min) for tips for using the library catalog, Primo, or  see the video, Searching with Primo Search (4:20 min).

Sign in with your Gator ID to save your searches, pin favorites, view your loans and renew items.

You can also search for UF theses & dissertations in the Library Catalog by typing "Dissertations, Academic — UF  —" into the Search bar. You can add a department name to further limit the results.


Looking for e-books? Try the following e-book services:

  • Books24x7
    Computer Science, chemistry, physics & engineering reference books, research reports, documentation and articles.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Provided by UF Libraries (restricted to current UF students, staff, and faculty). Electronic reference eBooks in virtually any subject area including health, science, art, history, biography and many more.
  • Knovel
    Applied sciences and engineering reference books.
  • EBSCO eBooks Collection
    Books on all topics.
  • PubMed Bookshelf
    Biomedical books & journals.
  • Referex Engineering
    Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering Books
  • Springer
    Ebooks by title and series. Also more than 17,000 protocols.

Just remember to use the off campus access link before getting started.

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