See our Library Services Updates page for information about changes to Rasmuson Library Services.

UAF students, staff, and faculty can now enter the library to pick out or to return their own materials, accessing the library by PolarExpress card.

Public library patrons may check materials out by appointment from Rasmuson Library. Set up an appointment to pick up items.

Visit the UA coronavirus information website to learn how the University of Alaska is responding to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 situation and find links to communications, policy guidance and resources.


How do I find just ebooks?

Just looking for eBooks? You can use the Format limiter to limit your search.

  1. You can search for e-books in the Library Catalog. To search for e-books:

    a. Perform a search in the Library Catalog.

    b. Narrow your results by using the Format limiter. Select Electronic Resource and the make sure to click the Include button.
    Using the Format limiter


  2. You can browse the different collections by going directly to the vendors site.
    • Safari Tech provides full-text access to selected IT books.
    • Ebook Central - electronic books online, all subjects.
    • PsycBOOKS - Contains chapters in PDF from more than 800 books published by APA and other publishers.
    • Early English Books Online - Digitized collection of classic early English works
    • Project Gutenberg - Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books.


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This page was last modified on May 8, 2018