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This guide gives an overview of ebooks available via the Library, and details how each of the various ebook platforms allows the user to do various tasks such as read, download on to a mobile device, copy, or print ebooks.
Thousands of ebooks are available through the Library, and more are added all the time! Our ebooks are found through many platforms and have different usage restrictions. Check out the tabs of this Guide to see the specifics of each platform.
A growing and changing collection of over 145,000 e-books in many different academic subject areas; includes mainly works from university presses and other academic publishers. Combines the content of the former ebook platforms of EBL and Ebrary into one place.
Collection of electronic books covering many topics - mostly nonfiction and classic literature. Includes Cliff's Notes and Nolo books. *A version of this resource is provided by the Electronic Library of Minnesota, freely accessible to anyone in Minnesota!*
Electronic reference books on a variety of subject. Includes: History in Dispute, World Eras, Grzimek's Animal Life, History of American Cinema, Science and Its Times, Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion and many more! *A version of this resource is provided by the Electronic Library of Minnesota, freely accessible to anyone in Minnesota!*
Contains electronic reference titles from Sage. Users can search and browse the full-text equivalent handbooks, encyclopedias, and other titles.
Oxford Handbooks Online
Oxford Handbooks Online brings together the world's leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate.
Routledge Handbooks Online brings together the world’s leading scholars to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines, and the primary debates of today.
Provides "access to all the articles, fully illustrated, from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks, thousands of illustrations, and the latest Science News® headlines, biographies, and more."
Provides access to the world's best-known, most-used, and regularly updated collection of engineering reference information. Online features include faculty-made instructional videos, calculators, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools that allow users to organize project information as they work.
How to find Ebooks
Through the Library Catalog (Books tab)
Through EBook platform pages (see above Database list)