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Ebook Quick Facts

Basic Information | Collection Descriptions 

 

 

Ebook Quick Facts

Basic Information

 

Collection Descriptions

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

The Library subscribes to the ACLS Humanities E-book Collection.  This is a growing collection that currently includes approximately 4,000 titles.  Subjects covered includes:

  • Historical studies
  • Economics
  • Biblical studiesw
  • Women's studies
  • Language & literature
  • Archeology
  • Film & media studies
  • Folklore
  • Musicology
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology

Books 24x7

The Library subscribes to the IT Pro Collection from Books 24x7.  This collection is a great resources for current books covering all topics in computer science.  This includes a strong collection of help or "how-to" books covering specific software packages, programming languages, and protocols.

Credo Reference

Multidisciplinary ereference resource.  Additional package has been purchased in the area of criminal justice.  A good starting point is the Find a Book page, which lists all available titles by discipline.

Ebrary

The Academic Ebrary collection includes over 60,000 ebooks covering all disciplines.  The ebrary web reader provides users to set up free account, which will allow them to keep book list, highlight sections, and provide an work environment to read and work.

Gale Virtual Reference

A multidisciplinary collection of ereference resources.  The starting page has books listed by discipline.  Note the help dropdown menu that is available at the top of the page.

Oxford Reference

Variety of resources from the prestigious publisher.  The main page provides very useful dropdown guides of titles by SUBJECT or by REFERENCE TYPE.

Sage Reference

Many current subject encyclopedias, with particular strength in the social sciences.

 


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