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What if you could offer an ebook experience that’s intuitive for you and your patrons? What if you could manage all aspects of your collection — discovery, selection, acquisition, administration, and reporting — all on one platform? And what if that platform provided access to more than a million ebooks, with 100,000 new titles added each year? It’s all possible with Ebook Central from ProQuest.

Make Temporary Unlimited Access Permanent – At an Affordable Price

We’re thankful to our publishing partners for extending unlimited access at no cost to libraries through June 30. While we can’t make unlimited access to these 940,000 titles free forever, we can help make it affordable. Here’s how:

  • See what your patrons are using with a custom usage report
  • Get unlimited access at 50% off the upgrade price until August 31
  • Upgrade your titles in LibCentral, or contact us for bulk upgrades

Act before June 30 to make sure your users don’t lose access.

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Curated Topics: Distance Learning, Well-Being, Mental Health and More

Our dedicated ProQuest librarians have sifted through millions of titles in Ebook Central and OASIS so that you can quickly find the relevant, award-winning titles your students and faculty need. Support your users’ distance-learning needs with titles on topics such as:

  • Research and study skills
  • Distance learning
  • Well-being
  • Mental health

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E Now: P to E Discount Program

Working in collaboration with partners around the world, we’re creating programs to help libraries provide access to much needed digital resources. ProQuest’s P to E program can help libraries provide access to print holdings electronically. As of May 21, 2020, more than 604,560 titles are available for a 50% discount on Ebook Central list price when you own the print.

Click here to access Ebook Central publishers participating in p to e discount program.

Learn how you can convert physical collections to "E" – quickly, accurately and affordably with E Now.

Explore our multiple acquisition models — which can be used in any combination to meet your content needs, enhance workflows and bring value to your library. You have the power to build a collection that delivers the ebooks your patrons need at an affordable price.


Subscribe for Unlimited Content

Enjoy simultaneous, multi-user access and continued collection growth at no additional cost.

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Develop Your Collection with Perpetual Purchase

Buy individual titles and give your users continued access to essential content. Title-by-title perpetual purchases are easier than ever with one-click and shopping cart options.

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Usage-Based Collection Development with Demand-Driven Acquisition

Offer immediate access to a wide pool of ebooks — but only pay for the individual titles after a free browsing period.

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World-Renowned Publishers
We partner with the world’s leading publishers, including the largest number of university presses.
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Book Vendors and Resellers
We partner with book vendors such as YBP, Coutts, and others, enabling libraries to acquire titles using their existing print and digital workflows. Our resellers distribute Ebook Central solutions to libraries and other institutions around the world.
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Public Schools Government Libraries

Technology and Discovery Partners
Teamwork is key to supporting the entire ebook workflow, so we continue to enhance our solutions with both ProQuest solutions and integration with third-party party technologies and services.
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Search for a Book

Searching for the right title or chapter on Ebook Central is fast, easy and intuitive.

Organize Your Research

Managing your ebook titles is simple with the Ebook Central bookshelf.

Online Reader and Tools

Read, search, navigate and annotate – all from your web browser.

Using the Book Detail Page

Find important details about a book, including summaries, information about the author, reviews and more.

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ProQuest Collection & Workflow Consultants work collaboratively with librarians to build book profiles and programs to meet library collection goals and budgets.

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OASIS Technical Services

The OASIS Technical Services team of experts helps streamline a library's print and electronic book workflow with needs-based cataloging (MARC) support, multiple physical book processing options and customized partner workflows and integrations.

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ProQuest and our publishing partners are committed to helping libraries meet the increased demand for e-resources.

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