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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service that allows you to request books, videos, and articles from other libraries.
How does it work?
Find the book, video or other article you want. Check to make sure the CSS Library does not have it or have online access to it. Then, fill out an online form.
Tutorials for eBooks
Condensed Instructions for eBooks
Includes how to search for and download eBooks to your computer or tablet device such as a Nook, iPad, or Kindle
Complete Instructions for eBooks
Explains how you can find and download eBooks the Library has access to for your Nook, Kindle, or iOS device (iPad, iPod, or iPhone).
Navigating Ebsco eBooks
Short video tutorial to help you with showing you how to navigate eBooks in the Ebsco eBook collections.
Using the Tools in Ebsco eBooks
Short video tutorial discussing the various tools available in the Ebsco eBook collections and how to use them to save, email, and print pages from eBooks in these collections.
Adobe Digital Editions
Free software to download eBooks to your computer and Nook
App for eBooks for iOS products like iPads, iPods, and iPhones
EBSCO eBooks are not compatible with Kindles, but you can send them as PDFs via email
CSS Library Catalog
ScholastiCAT is the Library's catalogue, a listing of its books by author, title, & subject. Videos are also included. ScholastiCAT will search all of our print books, our video & media, and a portion of our e-books collections.
New Nursing eBooks
Nursing eBooks from EBSCO
This link will take you to a search in the Library's eBook collection in EBSCO for nursing eBooks from 2015 to 2020. This includes the newly purchased Nursing 2020 eBooks collection.
How to Cite a Book or eBook
Other Library Catalogs
Can't find what you are looking for in the CSS Library? Try searching the following library catalogs and then submit an interlibrary loan requestion for them:
Search for books at other MN private colleges.
Search for books in the major academic & public libraries of the United States and thirteen other countries.