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Online Textbooks

Textbook Information

Online digital copies of many textbooks are available from the CIA Library or through free Open Educational Resources. Links are provided on this page and/or in your course site in Moodle.

Editions may not match the textbook used in class, check with your instructor for further information.

If you have any questions about finding or accessing your textbook, please contact the reference librarian, Raven Fonfa,

Textbook Purchasing & Rentals

eTextbooks are available to rent for a term and may cost less than purchasing a book. The eTextbook may be available directly from the publisher and include extra features.

You can search for your textbooks here and review print and digital options:

These companies rent digital textbooks:

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eBooks & Audiobooks

Log in to the eBooks with your CIA username and password, the same as MainMenu and Moodle (not your full email.)

Free Online eBooks

Open Educational Resources
free online ebooks

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