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Mathematics: Finding and using e-books

This guide is intended as a starting point for research in Mathematics that includes research databases, journals and reference works.



Scholar OneSearch is the Library's primary discovery system and catalog. Use it to search for books in Snell Library. To access the catalog only, use ADVANCED SEARCH.

Research Tip: In ScholarOneSearch, keyword (word) searching is the most effective way to research a topic.

Support for e-books

Most e-books are available in two ways:

Online: Read the book as long as you are connected to the internet, either on the Northeastern campus network or logged in through Scholar OneSearch with your myNortheastern username and password. 

Download: Download a book to read offline when you don't have an internet connection.  Offline access sometimes allows features like highlighting, copying, and printing.  It usually requires you to use special software such as BlueFire or Adobe Digital Editions, and the book is available for a limited period of time, depending on the publisher and license agreement with Northeastern.