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What is ProQuest EBook Central?

ProQuest EBook Central is a third-party aggregator e-book platform that can assist you in finding scholarly ebooks in multiple subjects from a wide range of publishers.

With ProQuest EBook Central you can search across e-books and read full-text of PCA Library's purchased e-books. You can also preview potential purchases to make recommendations for purchase, as well (PCA staff/members only). 

Features include:

  • read online
  • search
    • for a specific book title
    • within a book
    • across titles
  • create a "Bookshelf" of favorites
  • highlight, take notes and bookmark
  • save searches
  • download purchased titles/chapters for offline reading

Whether you need to quickly look up information on a topic or to be able to read more in-depth, ProQuest EBook Central is a great place to start!

Request ProQuest Login (PCA only)

The PCA Library's license agreement for ProQuest EBook Central allows for personal login options for the following user groups:

  • PCA Staff
  • PCA Board members
  • PCA Committee members

Contact us for more information or click here to request a login.

Video Tutorials

ProQuest EBook Central Overview & Searching Video Tutorial (3-min)

ProQuest Ebook Central Reader Video Tutorial (3 min)

ProQuest Ebook Central Bookshelf Video Tutorial (2 min)

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