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Engineering 101: Books

This guide was created to assist Engineering 101 in using the WVU Libraries resources.

Search for Books at WVU

Link goes to the Basic Search in WorldCat.

Search GoogleBooks

New Books

Help Finding Books

Books are available in different formats:  Print and Electronic. 

Find WVU's printed books through the catalog WorldCat Discovery.

Electronic Books can be accessed through  WorldCat  (click  "eBooks" on left side under "FORMAT" ).  GoogleBooks is good for older books (pre-1923).

Books not owned by WVU can be requested by E-ZBorrow or InterLibrary Loan--ILLiad.

Electronic Books

WVU Libraries has subscriptions to several full text book databases. 

Off Campus please use links from the Database webpage.


Borrow from Other Libraries


  • Request:  EZ Borrow
  • Request: E-ZBorrw
  • Request:  ILLiad
  • Request: ILLiad


  • E-ZBorrowE-ZBorrow
    • Only for Book Requests
    • Receive the request within 5 business days
    • Only Pennsylvania libraries plus Marshall University.
    • Loans 4 weeks plus one renewal.
  • ILLiad--InterLibrary loan request
    • Book Requests can take more than 10 days to receive.
    • Loan periods vary.  Might have NO renewals.

Suggest a Purchase

Use this form to request an item for purchase.