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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources: Looking for your textbooks?

A guide to a variety of different resources about and surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Course Reserves Books and Where to Find them


Here is a list, put together by our dedicated Circulation staff, of all the materials we currently have on course reserve in the Library. Search the spreadsheet to find your textbook(s) and the Access URL that goes with it. Here is what you might find:

  • If there are no open access options, but there are options to rent or purchase an eBook version, this is noted. We have RedShelf and Vital Source links, but please feel free to also search Chegg, Amazon, or the Regis College Bookstore for more/cheaper rent/purchase options.
  • Library owned: These are highlighted in YELLOW and the links will take you to our databases-- you will be asked to log in with your Moodle username and password.
  • Borrow eBook: These are highlighted in BLUE and the links will take you to Overdrive to borrow, pending availability and for up to 21 days. Please contact the Library for Library barcode.

How to search the spreadsheet:

Use the keyboard shortcut CTL + F to pull up the search feature and type in the title of your textbook.

If there is an Open Access link, you will find it in the URL column.  For rent or purchase options, we have provided the link of where to obtain the eBook.

Free eTextbooks!

Due to the sudden closure of universities and colleges and moving to remote instruction, there's a new problem of access to textbooks.  Many publishers have opened up their collections for temporary open access or free trials.  Below is a list of resources students (and faculty!) can use to search their textbook titles and see if there is open electronic access to them.

Please know that most, if not all, of these services are temporary, so please check for an end date.

We are always happy to help! If you need assistance with searching for your textbook, or a comparable resource, please let us know:

Temp FREE Access