To access ebooks OFF-CAMPUS, you will be asked to log in with your AccessRio.
Note: If you don't know your AccessRio username and/or password, please click here for login instructions.
Use the Library Catalog to find books, both in print and online! If you've used the Library Catalog before, you will notice that we have a new interface.
The most common search options are:
Search by Keyword to get started. Keywords should include the main ideas of your topic and/or synonyms.
To locate ebooks, look for records that say Available Online (see the fourth book in the example below).
You can apply a filter under Availability (see example below). Select Available online.
If you're feeling extra, check out our other useful filters!
Find the view Full Text link under View Online (see example below). This link wlll open up to one of our ebook databases. If you are accessing from off-campus, you will be asked to log in with your AccessRio.
If you are looking for ebooks that offer a more general overview of a topic, we recommend using Gale eBooks (formerly known as Gale Virtual Reference Library). This database is like an academic version of Wikipedia because it has encyclopedia entries that can be searched by keyword or topic. Try searching it now!
If you can't find your book at Rio Hondo Library, try searching the following library catalogs: