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Political Studies: Books/eBooks

eBooks/Books @ the Library

The Library@VIU has eBooks on a wide range of subjects from a variety of publishers. You can access these eBooks from on or off campus using your Library ID and PIN.

Find eBooks in the Library@VIU through LibrarySearch:


eBooks format and features will vary. For example you may 'turn pages', save or print differently from one platform to another. Please contact a Librarian if you have questions. 

Search one of the Library's eBook collections:

Google Books

Google's book project offers online access to some books with links to libraries or to purchase for others.

Mobile access is available for some devices.

Google Book Search

Open Library

Selected free eBook sources

These sites offer eBooks for free, and may also offer titles for purchase, including for mobile reading:

Finding Other Print Books

To find more books on your topic (not in the VIU Library), search this catalogue (below).  Then borrow the book from another library by completing the Interlibrary Loan Request Form (second link below).

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