ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering book chapters from almost 20,000 books.
How to access ScienceDirect through NCI Library
TIP: Right-click on the database name and open in a new tab or window so you can easily return to the list of databases.
You may be prompted to sign in before the ScienceDirect page opens - use your college email and network password.
|To start your search, use the search boxes to search by subject, title, or authors or...|
|Select the 'Journals & Books' option at the top to start browsing.|
|You can also start browsing by using the suggested topics on ScienceDirect's homepage.|
|Select books from the 'Publication Type' filter.|
|Select all 3 options from the 'Access Type' filter so you only get results that you have full access to.|
|Use the search box at the top to adjust your search terms.|
|Use the search box to search for information within the ebook.|
|You can browse the chapters of the ebook.|
|You can also view a summary of a chapter by selecting the 'View abstract' drop-down option.|
|To view a chapter online, select the 'Download PDF' option - this will take you to the online viewer where you have the option to read the chapter online or to download the PDF to your computer.|
|You also have the option to download the entire ebook.|
|Use the search option to search for information within the chapter.|
|You have the option to print the chapter.|
|You can also download a PDF copy of the chapter to your computer.|
Use the 'Advanced Search' to filter your initial search - to select only ebooks, select 'Book Chapters' from the 'Article Types' options.
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