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Access to e-books
The Penn Libraries link to freely available e-book collections such as Gutenberg-e and Project Gutenberg, but most e-books are purchased by the library and you will need to enter your Pennkey to open them.
E-books are listed in the Franklin catalog along with print books. To filter by format, Make your search, then select "Online" in the left-hand column's top-most box.
To access the e-book, simply click the link that says "Connect to Text." The link might sometimes say something else, such as the name of the database that provides this e-book to us.
If you need assistance past this point, please don't hesitate to ask a librarian.
Some of these links may require a Penn key
APA 7th Edition:
In APA 7th edition, specifying whether something is a print book or an electronic book is no longer required.
Create an account in Refworks. Export citations from Franklin catalog and/or article databases; Refworks can format your citations into many different styles. You'll need to proof read your citations to make sure all the required information is included and that the punctuation is correctly applied.
Powernotes is a tool for organizing your research, including citations. Premium accounts are free if you register an account with your UPenn email.
Freely available tool to collect, cite, and organize your e-books, pdfs, Web sites, and more.