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Overview

What if you could offer an ebook experience that’s intuitive for you and your patrons? What if you could manage all aspects of your collection — discovery, selection, acquisition, administration, and reporting — all on one platform? And what if that platform provided access to more than a million ebooks, with 100,000 new titles added each year? It’s all possible with Ebook Central from ProQuest.

Get Unlimited Access for Less – Now thru August 31

Thanks to the help of our publishing partners, ProQuest is helping libraries upgrade their Ebook Central titles to unlimited access with a 50% discount on the price difference between model purchased and unlimited access price from participating publishers. Ensure your patrons get access to the ebooks they need for distance learning – act soon, discount ends August 31, 2020.

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Curated Topics: Distance Learning, Well-Being, Mental Health and More

Our dedicated ProQuest librarians have sifted through millions of titles in Ebook Central and OASIS so that you can quickly find the relevant, award-winning titles your students and faculty need. Support your users’ distance-learning needs with titles on topics such as:

  • Research and study skills
  • Distance learning
  • Well-being
  • Mental health

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E Now: P to E Discount Program

Working in collaboration with partners around the world, we’re creating programs to help libraries provide access to much needed digital resources. ProQuest’s P to E program can help libraries provide access to print holdings electronically. More than 604,560 titles are available for a 50% discount on Ebook Central list price when you own the print.

Click here to access Ebook Central publishers participating in p to e discount program.

Learn how you can convert physical collections to "E" – quickly, accurately and affordably with E Now.

Explore our multiple acquisition models — which can be used in any combination to meet your content needs, enhance workflows and bring value to your library. You have the power to build a collection that delivers the ebooks your patrons need at an affordable price.

Subscription

Subscribe for Unlimited Content

Enjoy simultaneous, multi-user access and continued collection growth at no additional cost.

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Perpetual

Develop Your Collection with Perpetual Purchase

Buy individual titles and give your users continued access to essential content. Title-by-title perpetual purchases are easier than ever with one-click and shopping cart options.

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Demand+Driven

Usage-Based Collection Development with Demand-Driven Acquisition

Offer immediate access to a wide pool of ebooks — but only pay for the individual titles after a free browsing period.

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Academic+Libraries

World-Renowned Publishers
We partner with the world’s leading publishers, including the largest number of university presses.
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Community+College+Libraries

Book Vendors and Resellers
We partner with book vendors such as YBP, Coutts, and others, enabling libraries to acquire titles using their existing print and digital workflows. Our resellers distribute Ebook Central solutions to libraries and other institutions around the world.
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Public Schools Government Libraries

Technology and Discovery Partners
Teamwork is key to supporting the entire ebook workflow, so we continue to enhance our solutions with both ProQuest solutions and integration with third-party party technologies and services.
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Search for a Book


Searching for the right title or chapter on Ebook Central is fast, easy and intuitive.

Organize Your Research


Managing your ebook titles is simple with the Ebook Central bookshelf.

Online Reader and Tools


Read, search, navigate and annotate – all from your web browser.

Using the Book Detail Page


Find important details about a book, including summaries, information about the author, reviews and more.

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