Below is a checklist of different methods that you can try to locate an e-version of a print book in our stacks. Many publishers are making ebooks temporarily available during the COVID-19 crisis. The LAL librarians can also look into purchasing an ebook to add to our collections accessible to Tulane affiliates.
If we don't already own the ebook version of the print title you're looking for, a good next step is to search the title of the book in quotation marks in Google. You may want to try following the title with PDF; sometimes this gives better results. E.g:
This kind of search is likely to show you whether a PDF or ebook version is available online.
Keep in mind:
Below are some of your best bets to search for ebooks if steps 1 and 2 fail.
Many academic presses are making their publications temporarily available online. Check the website of the publisher of the book you're looking for and/or consult these lists of publishers responding to the COVID-19 crisis: