We have over 100,000 books on wide-ranging topics, from encyclopedias and handbooks to in-depth scholarly works. All of our books are online—we do not own or send out any physical copies.
Books can be found in individual book collections as well as some research databases that primarily have articles (see the full list). You can also search for all of our books at once using the Library book search.
Keep in mind when searching:
Use the library catalog to search multiple e-book collections at once, plus journals and Walden dissertations.
Enter terms into the search box and click Go.
To view an item, click the full text link.
The book might open right away, but sometimes it takes additional clicks. It depends on the database.
Choose the chapter(s) you want and click PDF Full Text.
Every book in the catalog has full text, so if you can't view something you find, contact us!
Find full-text books in individual collections:
We do not have textbooks in the library. Buy required texts at the Walden Bookstore, or wherever you want — just be sure to get the right edition!
In some courses, your textbooks will be sent to you. If you have questions, call 800-325-3252 or contact the Bookstore.