Lorebooks in Elder Scrolls Online refers to special Books that are part of Shalidor's Library and increase the Mages Guild Rank of the player.
Shalidor's Library is a comprehensive collection of lorebooks available in Elder Scrolls Online. Featuring almost 300 books related to the world's Lore and available for exploring once players have accessed the Mages Guild. Reading books within this collection increases the player's Mages Guild rank. Completing a sub-collection grants more points than individual books. Players can read these books from the game's menu.
Shalidor's Library Sub-Collections
The library is divided into 29 separate sections that encompass lore for each Location of ESO as well as other noteworthy world-building.
Alik'r Desert Lore
Divines and Deities
Legends of Nirn
Magic and Magicka
Malabal Tor Lore
Myths of the Mundus
Why does this exist? What a waste of space and time. No map, no actual directions. "Northwest of wayshrine." ****ing where??