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E-Books

What e-books are available to NHS staff and students?

Search for electronic books available to you through the library catalogue.

When searching the library catalogue be sure to choose the ‘Electronic Book’ search option on the left side of the screen. Also remember to limit your search to Truro or Bodmin in the ‘Just in these libraries‘ search box.

A help guide is available.

To access e-books you will require an OpenAthens account.

You may suggest titles that you think the library should purchase as an electronic book using our book suggestions page.

Plymouth University Students

Log in to the Plymouth University website then go to the Electronic Library (Primo).

You can search by author, title words or subject.
First change ‘Quick Search’ to ‘Books, journal titles, etc’.
Enter your search terms and click the search button.
Under ‘Resource Type’ on the left, click on ‘Books’.
Finally, under ‘Availability’ choose ‘Full Text Online’.

Library e-books usually have a limited number of concurrent users. If you are unable to access a particular book please wait for 15 minutes or so and try again.

University of Exeter Students

Search for e-books using the Exeter library catalogue.

You can search by title, author or keyword. If the book is available electronically, you will see a link to access it. Click on the link and enter your University username and password.