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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Ebooks: Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary)

About Ebrary (now part of Ebook Central)

Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary), is a constantly expanding collection of thousands of ebooks in a broad variety of disciplines.

The majority,  but not all, of these ebooks are available to an unlimited number of users at the same time. A few books, however, are like print books and can only be accessed by one person at a time. If a book is unavailable, check back in a little while.


Ebook Central Overview and Searching video

Printing from Ebrary

Printing limitations vary by publisher but in most cases you can print up to 40% of an ebook.

To print, open or download the ebook and select the print icon at the top of the page and choose one of these 3 print options:

  • Current Page -
  • Page Range - (up to the total number of pages permitted for the title)
  • Current Chapter