Finding and Using Ebooks

Highlights electronic books available through the University of Arkansas Libraries

About Wiley Ebooks

Wiley Online Library

The University Libraries buy books directly from Wiley online; these titles are owned outright. 

We also provide access to other Wiley titles on platform such as Ebsco, ProQuest Ebook Central, and even IEEE Xplore.  Some of these books are owned outright and some are leased as part of a database subscription. 

We offer several major encyclopedias through this platform.  They are linked below. 

The Basics: Wiley Ebooks

Where can I find them?

Most are in the library catalog and in QuickSearch

How many simultaneous users?

Titles are licensed for unlimited users. 

Do I need a special account?

No. 

Are there download or print limits? 

Individual chapters and some entire books may usually be downloaded in PDF format. 

Can I read offline? 

Yes, individual chapters or some entire books may usually be downloaded in PDF format. 

Is special software needed? 

No.

How long may I check a book out to read offline?

Individual chapters or some entire books downloaded to your device are available indefinitely. 

Read Online

In most cases, only the PDF full text is posted online.  You may download a chapter at a time or with some books the entire book in one PDF.

 

Read Offline

In most cases, only the PDF full text is posted online.  You may download a chapter at a time or with some books the entire book in one PDF.

 

Kirk-Othmer

Wiley encyclopedias can be browsed by broad topic or by A-Z indexes.  For Kirk-Othmer you can also use the Search tool to search inside "This Reference Work." 

Wiley search inside "This Reference Text"

Linking for Classroom Use

The site allows multiple users to read the ebook at a time.

You may share permalinks to this content.  Please make sure to Athenize your link before sending it out. The OpenAthens link will guarantee access for remote users.