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Books and E-Books

Library Databases

More than 1,700 electronic books in history and the arts. All books are chosen by scholars. (Full-text).

Electronic books with an emphasis on subjects in business and technology. (Full text).

Search for book, audio and video titles, whether in-print, out-of-print, or forthcoming. (Full text).

Electronic books with full-text searching, bookmarks, and personal notes. (Full-text).
Free software is required: download ebrary Reader™

Electronic books from academic, professional, and popular publishers. (Full-text).

Basic information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. (Full-text).

Now known as EBSCOhost E-Books. (This cross-reference will be removed on 7/21/12).

Editorials, news, statistics, multimedia, and web sites on controversial topics. (Full-text).

English and bilingual dictionaries, quotation dictionaries, and specialized subject dictionaries. (Full-text).

More than 2,500 electronic books from Oxford University Press. (Full-text).

Current books in business, computer science, and information technology. (Full-text).

Electronic textbooks and reference books in medicine and psychology. (Full-text).

Complete plays by Spanish dramatists of the 16th and 17th centuries. (Full-text).

Thousands of full-text poems by prominent American poets. (Full-text).

Thousands of full-text poems by prominent English poets. (Full-text).

Search library collections for books and e-books. (Some full-text).

A catalog of books, dissertations, sound recordings, and videos in libraries around the world. (Citations only).


More E-Book Collections

Classic fiction and poetry, plus dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works. (Full-text)

Books, memoirs, diaries, and pamphlets on Southern history, literature, and culture. (Full-text).

Search current and out-of-print books. (Some full-text).

Digitized books from 25 major research libraries. (Some full-text).

Search audio, video, images, e-books, and other texts. (Full-text).

Books and articles published in the United States from 1850 to 1877. (Full-text).

Current books in biomedicine, cell biology, genetics, and related fields. (Full-text).

Important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization. (Full-text).

Find free books on the Web by author, title, or subject. (Full-text).

Greek, Roman, and Egyptian classics; classics of the English Renaissance; and more. (Full-text).

Famous and important books of fiction and nonfiction. (Full-text).



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