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The purpose of this guide is to help you locate and use downloadable eBooks available from Albertsons Library.

NAP eBooks

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Using National Academies Press

National Academies Press offers over 8,837 books  on science, engineering, and medicine.


  • Read online selecting the "Read Online" option.


  • Terms can be searched within the individual title in online reader and across all titles from the landing page.

Downloading & Printing

  • Download by selecting the "Download Free PDF option".
  • Materials can be printed in their entirety from both formats.

Other Features:

  • Titles offer resources which may include briefs, reports, videos, etc.

Features & Tools

Collection National Academies Press eBook Collection
Content Albertsons Library's collection currently consists of over 300 titles.
BSU Access (login required) The individual ebooks in this collection can be accessed by searching the Library's catalog.
Account Creation Create a free account to download open access books and receive updates on new releases.
Loan Period N/A
User Limits Open Access. Unlimited Users. DRM-free. 
Tools Can use suggested citation, export citations to Bibtex, EndNote, & Reference Manager. Can view hyperlinked descriptors with additional content on a topic. 
System & Software Requirements

Can be read online in the browser or downloaded as PDF in Adobe Reader.

Downloading & Printing

Download in PDF format & print materials in their entirety. 

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