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eLearning Library Guide: eBooks

A guide for students and faculty engaged in distance learning

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GIL-Find is College of Coastal Georgia's online catalog, a database of both print and digital materials owned by the college. GIL-Find and GALILEO are linked. So,  when you do a search, you will see print books that are on the library shelves, as well as eBooks, eJournals, and streaming video that you can access through GALILEO.

Can't find what you want in Coastal's collection? Switch to University of System of Georgia (GIL Express) in the search box dropdown menu to search other institutions.

GIL-Find Tutorial

Tip: When searching in GIL-Find, limit your search to eBooks by clicking "Books" in the "Tweak my results" column on the left side of the results page. Then click "Full Access Online" for eBooks. 

GIL-Find for eBooks Slideshow

1. From the college homepage (www.ccga.edu), click on

1. From the college homepage (www.ccga.edu), click on "Library" under "Menu."

2. Click on the link

2. Click on the link "GIL-Find searches for books at CCGA and the University System libraries"

4. Click the

4. Click the "CCGA Students, Faculty & Staff" link.

5. Log in with your CCGA username and password.

5. Log in with your CCGA username and password.

You may search the catalog without logging in, but you will not be able to view eBooks off campus.

6. Enter term(s) that you wish to search and click on search symbol or hit enter.

6. Enter term(s) that you wish to search and click on search symbol or hit enter.

8. Your search will include materials in various formats. Look for the green

8. Your search will include materials in various formats. Look for the green "Online access" link for eBooks. Click on the green link or the blue title hyperlink to open the book record.

Note: You may need the GALILEO password to access eBooks off campus. You may also log in to GALILEO using your college username and password. For more information see our guide on accessing GALILEO. 

7. Use the “Tweak my results” column on the left to limit or filter search results for

7. Use the “Tweak my results” column on the left to limit or filter search results for "Books" and "Full Access Online."

9. eBook records in GALILEO will look different based on the database in which the publication is located. Look for a “PDF” for scanned image of book or “contents” for text only.

9. eBook records in GALILEO will look different based on the database in which the publication is located. Look for a “PDF” for scanned image of book or “contents” for text only.

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