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Guide to eBooks at Sims Library
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Google Books allows you to search the full-text of many books for quotations and even read whole books that are past their copyright date for free.



 

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Resources owned  or subscribed to by Sims Library

eBooks on EBSCOhost - Currently-enrolled Southeastern students, faculty, and staff have 24/7 access to 71,000+ downloadable eBooks and over 100 downloadable eAudiobooks through links in the Library's catalog or by accessing the eBooks on EBSCOhost or eAudiobooks on EBSCOhost directly.

ebrary College Complete - ebrary College Complete is an interdisciplinary ebook collection that now contains over 36,000 titles from a number of academic subjects. The collection includes current and previously published titles from a variety of presses, with new titles added periodically. Most of the titles are available for mulitple simultaneous users and can be downloaded. ebrary is avialable to both on and off-campus. To access College Complete: Visit the library website, click on the "Articles & Databases" tab, select the C-D database list, scroll down to College Complete.

e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection - The e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection includes perpetual access to over 300 new electronic books published by Duke University Press in the humanities and social sciences from 2012 - 2014, and term access to over 1,400 backlist titles. The e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection is hosted on the Highwire platform. To access: Visit the library website, click on "Articles & Databases, select the E-G list, and scroll down to e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection.

literati by Credo - Provides a single search interface for multiple encyclopedias, dictionaries and atlases and across the library’s licensed periodical databases for magazines, newspapers and scholarly journals. Links to the Library's catalog.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - A searchable database of many online reference books covering a variety of subjects.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - 55,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2002.

Online Dictionaries & Encyclopedias - This collected list, created by Reference Librarians at Sims, contains a variety of online dictionaries and encyclopedias available through Sims Library and on the Web.

SAGE Knowledge - SAGE Knowledge subject collections include ebooks in Education, Business & Management, Counseling and Psychotherapy, and Health and Social Care. The SAGE platform delivers both scholarly monographs and eReference content published from 1996 to the present. The SAGE collections currently contain 1534 ebook titles. To access SAGE Knowledge: Visit the library website, click on the "Articles & Databases" tab, select the R-S database list, scroll down to SAGE Knowledge

UPCC Book Collections on Project Muse – Southeastern users have unlimited access to over 1830 electronic books in the humanities and social sciences.published in 2012 by participating university and scholarly presses. The collection is hosted on the Project Muse platform, and Muse electronic book and journal content may be searched simultaneously or separately. Electronic books are fully searchable. Unlimited downloading and printing of book chapter PDF files is available to students and faculty.

E-Book Collections & Projects on the Web

Bartleby.com: Great Books - Contains the searchable texts of popular reference works, books, and poetry in one convenient web portal

Gutenburg Project - Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books. Many popular titles also have an audiobook version available.

Hathi Trust Digital Library - A digital repository for the nation’s great research libraries

Library of Southern Literature - The "Library of Southern Literature" includes a wide range of literary works of the American South published before 1924.

Making of America - A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.  

Online Books Page - The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet.

 

Downloading eBooks

Before downloading e-books from the eBooks on EBSCOhost and ebrary install Adobe Digital Editions; free software available at the Adobe website.

For more information, see the eBook Collection About Page.

eAudiobooks

 

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Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
Download copies of classic novels like Great Expectiations from Project Gutenberg. You can even download a free MP3 audiobook version on this site!

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