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e-Books@Mason: Mason e-books

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About the Collections

The e-book collections listed on this guide cover a wide variety of subjects from arts and humainities to science and technology. 

This guide contains links to different types of e-book collections:

  • E-books provided by the Mason Libraries are available to faculty, students and staff both on- and off-campus.  Community members may also use them by visiting a Mason Library. 
  •  Internet e-book libraries, such as Project Gutenberg, are freely available e-book collections available to anyone, anywhere.  

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Mason e-Book Collections

The following e-book collections are available 24/7 to current Mason faculty, students and staff. If you are accessing this web site from off-campus, you will need to login with your Mason e-mail username and password when prompted.

Not a current Mason faculty, student or staff member?  Visit the Mason Libraries in person to use these resources. 




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Downloading E-Books

Many of the Mason Libraries' e-book collections allow authorized users to download books to e-readers and mobile devices.  In some cases, PDF files of individual chapters are available, while in others, you  are able to download the book for a specific time period (e.g. 7 or 14 days). 

For more information on how to download entire books, please see the Help section in the ebook database you are using.