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- This guide is designed to provide access to textbooks available as ebooks that CNU students can access through the library.
- This is not all textbooks
- You can always check the online catalog (to the right) and see if we have your textbook in print or on reserve for your class.
- If you are off campus please review instructions below on how to access the book.
Accessing ebooks via the online catalog from off campus (except O'Reilly Platform titles)
CNU Only Access
- On Campus access is available to anyone
- Off campus access is only for current CNU Students, Faculty, Staff, and Life Long Learners
- Click the Link that says Connect to this resource online
- A box should ask you to login.
- Use your last name to login and use your library barcode number from your CNU id card (Captains Card) as the password.
Don't have your barcode yet?
- Most users should be able to use 20 or 2000 in front of your id number, for a total of 10 digits.
- If this does not work then you are not registered with the library.
- Please go to the Circulation Desk and ask to be entered into the system; then you can access the databases from off campus.
For example: 2000001960
Need More Help?
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org you can also reach us by chat, text, and phone
Please contact us and have the following information available:
- The name of the book you are trying to access
- Your name
- Your id number
- Your computer operating system
- The type of browser you are using
- If you received an error message please provide it
We may have to look into the problem further and will contact you once we have resolved the issue.
Search Course Reserves
- Your professor may have a put a personal print copy of a textbook or a print copy owned by the library on reserve.
- Use the links below to search by Course or Professor name.
O'Reilly Platform e-books off campus access
Are you off campus?
You must have created an account for off campus access while you were on campus!
- If you are prompted to select an institution please select: Not Listed? Click Here.
- Click the link that says Already a user? Click here.
- Sign in with your CNU email and the password you created.
- Use the forgot password link if needed
Download the app called "O'Reilly" from the Play Store or the Apple Store