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How to Read Library Ebooks

This guide offers suggestions on how to access and read library subscribed or purchased ebooks.

HeinOnline Ebooks

HeinOnline Ebooks are shared from Seton Hall University's Law School Library.

Readers may read the documents online or download chapters. The option of downloading the whole document is available but the download ability will depend on the license agreement. See the screenshots on the right.

HeinOnline contains 2,500 law-related periodicals and 200,000 titles of legal history and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. The database contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Reports back to 1754, and entire databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents.

Image of book contents with arrows pointing out where to PDF icons where you can download individual chapters and another arrow pointing to an icon where you can download all, if allowed by the eBook license agreement.

Image of eBook listing pointing to green heading saying that you can’t download the entire book due to the license agreement. Other arrows show where to “print current section” and “print custom pay range.”