How to access eBooks

We have access to many full-text eBooks online to support you in your studies and are adding to these all the time. All eBooks are accessible through the library catalogue.

If there is an electronic version of a book available, a link to the online copy will be made available on the catalogue record.

Guidelines to access eBooks:

View the video demo below for instructions on how to limit your search there to eBooks.

Video Demo:  How to search for eBooks through the library catalogue (1.00)

Westlaw.ie - Legal Studies eBooks

Click here to access: Westlaw eBooks

When you log in to Westlaw.ie, click on the Books link on the top menu to view all books subscribed to.

Bloomsbury Legal Texts - Legal Studies eBooks

Bloomsbury provides full text access to many core Law text, Tax Act and reports.

Click here to access: Bloomsbury legal texts online

Access is through Shibboleth:

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Simply enter Griffith College as your institution to gain access to Griffith College subscriptions.

Enter Griffith College as your institution

EBSCO eBooks

Click here to access: EBSCO

To access EBSCO ebooks list:

  1. Click on EBSCO Host Web icon
  2. Select More from the top menu
  3. Click on eBooks

Ebsco Host Web           Access Ebsco eBooks

EBSCO eBooks are online versions of print books that Griffith  library has subscribed to. These are all accessible through the library catalogue, Just click on the individual eBooks link to go directly to the eBook record in EBSCO.

They offer a number of advantages over their print counterparts.

Users can:

  • Download titles to mobile devices, including iPhones, iPads, Kindle Fires, and Android Devices
  • Search within a book for specific words or phrases
  • Save, print, or email chapters or sections
  • Copy and paste portions of text for easy access during the research process
  • Link to books or book chapters for easy reference or social sharing
  • Save a list of favorite books to a personal book shelf
  • Generate or export citations to bibliographic management tools, such as Zotero.
  • Save notes to a personal folder with an EBSCOhost account
  • Navigate between sections or chapters and the index via linking

If you’re interested in gaining access to an eBook for the library collection, contact [email protected] and we can discuss that with you.


VLeBooks is an eBook platform from Browns Books for Students for use in schools and colleges. The Griffith College account can be accessed through the Shibboleth option, however, as with all owned eBooks, titles are listed in the library catalogue. Browse there to locate a title, then click on the weblink to be routed to the online text on the VLeBook website.

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