Before the beginning of each semester the Thrift Library purchases every textbook available in a digital format for unlimited users.
Faculty then share these purchases with students by loading the urls into Canvas.
We usually average about 10% of the textbooks used in our classes.
If you want to double check you can search the Library Catalog or the list in the box below.
Since the onset of the coronavirus some publishers and vendors have made a large number of textbooks available.You can find them in the boxes at the bottom of this guide.
Cambridge - 700 textbooks coming on Cambrdge Core
Springer / Elsevier
Cost saved = Cost of one physical texbook X number of classes using that title X average class size (20).
Opening / Viewing / Printing / Downloading
With over a dozen eBook databases, the rules of use can vary greatly.
VitalSource Helps is a program that provides access to eBooks to all Anderson University students through May 25th. Your textbook may or may not be one of those provided.