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Notre Dame 5 Star University
University Library






You can locate Library eBooks by using the FiNDit search interface on the Library homepage. Search by title, author, or subject.

Once you have found your book in FiNDit, click on the book title and select the Permalink icon. A popup will appear with the link - click the Copy the permalink to clipboard message below.

Permalink location


The Library offers eBooks through a number of platforms, but the two most common are ProQuest eBook Central and Ebsco eBook Collection.

ProQuest eBook Central

An eBook from eBook Central is easily identifiable by the purple ProQuest Ebook Central header at the top of the screen.

To generate a direct link to the eBook, click on Share Link to Book on the left sidebar.

This will open a dialogue box with a persistent link to the eBook:

Ebook central permalink location



To provide a link to a specific chapter or page of an eBook, first navigate to the relevant page/chapter.

From the top toolbar, click on the chain loop icon:

This will open a dialogue box with a persistent link which directs readers to your chosen location.

EBC chapter permalink


Ebsco eBook Collection

You can identify an Ebsco eBook by the EbscoHost logo at the top of the page. Note that Ebsco eBooks have a similar look to the Ebsco databases for journal articles, such as Academic Search Premier or CINAHL.


Click on the Permalink tool from the right hand toolbar of the screen.

Copy the permalink provided and paste wherever it is required.


Use the options on the left side menu to navigate to the required page/chapter. You may choose to use the Table of Contents or to open the EPUB Full Text and navigate to the relevant page.

On the top bar, click on the ellipsis icon to expand the rest of the tools.

Click on the Permalink tool and copy the link.


If you need further assistance with creating eBook links please contact the Library.