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Information Resource Types: eBooks
A guide to using eBooks, reference materials, databases, and newspapers. The guide is best viewed in Safari, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.
SKYCTC's ebooks from ProQuest. Includes 46,000+ ebooks from leading publishers including unique titles from Wiley, 130 university presses, and more and specific titles like The College Fear Factor: How Students and Professors Misunderstand One Another, Kentucky Fighting Men, 186101945, Alexander's Surgical Procedures, The Changing Academic Library, and Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery.
Searching Ebook Central
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to search for and access eBooks on Ebook Central.
Click on the database below to search or browse this Academic eBook Collection!
With more than 2,500 core reference works from the Facts On File, Ferguson’s, and Bloom’s imprints. Coverage includes a wide range of academic subject areas—from literature and language reference, to world history, religion, and philosophy. Also includes Literary Classics eBook collection and Sacred Text eBook collection.
Use your KCTCS email ID and password to access databases off campus.
If you are unable to login, try using Kentucky Virtual Library.
Electronic book collection, including fiction, nonfiction, and reference.
Searching EBSCO eBooks
This short video tutorial explains how to search for, access, and view eBooks online 24/7. Use the EBSCOhost eBook Collection link above to do a keyword search for your topic. NOTE: SKYCTC Library does not use the download book feature at this time. Use the Save or Print tools for individual pages or short sections of pages.
Free eBook Collections
Covers works in the Public Domain which includes material published in 1923 and prior, as well as Open Access content which seeks to publish information in a manner that is at no cost to readers.
Search Google Books collection by using the search box in the left column. Compatible with: PC, Nook, Kindle, Sony eReaders and some smart phone applications.
Project Gutenberg offers over 36,000 free ebooks to download. Compatible with: PC, Kindle, Android, iOS or other portable devices. See how to use mobile devices with Project Gutenberg at the link below.
The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of open access books, and provides services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of deposit, quality assurance, dissemination, and digital preservation.