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Nursing: BSN Program: eBooks/Books

eBooks/Books @ the Library

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

Find eBooks using LibrarySearch's eBook search :

eBooks vary in their format and features depending on the platform which means options such as turning pages, saving, or printing may differ. Please contact a Librarian if you have questions. 


Finding print books : Once you have a search result list, you can limit your titles to print books (instead of ebooks) by selecting the option on the left sidebar under the section, Library Location. For example, selecting Nanaimo will list the print books (within this result list) that are available at the Nanaimo Campus library.

Searching the VIU Library for Books/eBooks

Search for books on your topic by typing in your search terms in the box to the right (with the green GO).

(Put quotation marks around two or more words when they form a concept or a title. The word ‘and’ is automatically implied between search term i.e. “evidence based” and nursing.)

For example:

“evidence based” nursing


“evidenced based” practice


“evidenced based” medicine

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

Selected free eBook sources

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

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