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EBooks at CUNY: Wiley Online Books Library

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Wiley Online Books combine quality content with the convenience, accessibility and enhanced functionality of electronic access. Now featuring over 20,000 scholarly and professional books, handbooks, dictionaries, companions, and landmark book series. Discover premier titles from the most celebrated scientists, award-winning authors and renowned researchers in the life, health, and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Features of Wiley Online Books

Download Full Book
Save time by choosing to download all chapters of a book in one file

Search Within Book
Narrow your search results within a book for more focused content.

Saved Searches and Alerts
Be automatically alerted by e-mail to new results from your frequently used searches.

Easily find and access your favorite content.

Citation Tool
Be automatically alerted by e-mail to new results from your frequently used searches.Easily find and access your favorite content.Download citation data for chapters and articles instantly.
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The Wiley Network created a short training video (6/9/2020) on using Wiley Online Books. Clicking on image will take you to the Wiley Network site and will open up a new tab/window.

Information on Downloading Wiley Online Books

To download from Wiley Online Library:

  • Each book homepage displays the option to download each chapter as a PDF. You will also be given the option to download the full book in PDF.
  • Clicking on one of the chapters will take you to an HTML summary page. Additional information on this page includes an option to choose ‘full book PDF’ or ‘chapter PDF’.
  • The book pdf is not as interactive as the journal ePDF, but users can still zoom, print or download the content.

Accessibility and Wiley Online Books

Text Resizing

The site text can be resized to help readability for individual users. In order to resize the text please follow the instructions below:

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  • Decrease text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press –

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Browser Support

  • Wiley Online Library has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS.
  • The site displays correctly in the latest stable versions of Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Opera.
  • For older browsers, visual design may be slightly compromised but all content will be readable, and features will function as intended.
  • The site can also be accessed on tablet and mobile devices, and a selection of pages are optimized for those devices.