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Authentication may be required to access these eBook collections. You can access many individual titles through the OPAL or OhioLINK catalog.
American & English Literature Collection
contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose, based on books and other sources originally published in print. It also contains 21 historic editions of the Bible in English.
Britannica Online Academic Edition
Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, and other research tools combined.
eBooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas along with powerful research tools with Academic Complete™!
EBSCO eBook Collection
Includes thousands of titles purchased by OhioLINK, plus thousands of public-domain eBooks. This collection operates on the library check-out model, where readers check out eBooks for a specified amount of time. EBSCOhost now automatically displays a mobile version of the site when you are on a smartphone. The mobile interface allows you to search and read results as well as gives full access to search options and MyEBSCOhost folder items. In addition, you can download eBooks from the mobile interface. There’s also an easy way to switch between the mobile-optimized site and the full featured site.
Electronic Book Center
Thousands of scholarly and reference eBooks covering the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Also includes the full text of important scholarly books from ABC-CLIO, Oxford University Press, Sage and Springer.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search reference books by keyword to read full text of biography, business, education, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, religion, science, and social science.
Internet Archive Text Archive
contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children’s books, historical texts and academic books. The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format.
Literature Criticism Online
Literary commentary and profiles of influential writers from Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, and Poetry Criticism.
Oxford Reference Online
Full text of over 100 dictionaries, general reference, language reference, and subject reference works from Oxford University Press. Encyclopedias, maps, names and places, quotations.
Safari Books Online
Electronic books in computer science, information technology, business, and related fields from O’Reilly, Pearson, and other IT and business publishers.
Salem Reference Books
Health, History and Science
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