Answered By: May Cajes
Last Updated: Jun 05, 2020     Views: 17

To download eBooks using Oxford Reference follow instructions below:


  • Go to
  • Under the Discovery Service search box, look and click eBooks |
  • From the alphabetical list of our subscriptions look for Oxford Reference 
  • Click [On Campus] or [Off Campus] access, whichever is applicable.  


  • [On Campus] is a direct access link (within campus use) to our electronic subscriptions.  [Off Campus] is a remote access link to our electronic subscriptions which requires library patrons MyLibrary account user login (separate account from MyLaSalle). To register to MyLibrary, go to and follow the instructions.




  • On the landing page of Oxford Reference, you may search eBook Collection by SubjectReference Type,  Browse & search entriesBrowse & search books, Show books in my subscription, or Download a full title list Category. Or simply type a keyword search using the  Basic Search box option.





  • Using the Basic Search option, key in/type a keyword/subject/publication (title)/entire document (title) on the search box, then click the Search icon 


  • On the Results for Basic Search, limit your search using Narrow Your Choices option




  • On the landing page of your Results for Basic Search, select/click the desired title of the book you wish to access.


  • On the landing page click Entries link


  • On the A-Z list, select the first letter of the word you are looking for (e.g. letter R for Racism)



  • On the result list, look/click the word Racism 



  • On the landing page, you may now Select/Copy the description/meaning of the word. Or SaveCite and choose Download desired citation format