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Subscription e-book Collections

 

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  • ACLS Humanities E-Book ProjectFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - The ACLS Humanities E-Book Project is an online, fully searchable collection of nearly 2,000 high-quality books in history and the humanities, recommended and reviewed by historians.

  • Business, Economics & Linguistics e-books (Blackwell)Full Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Reference e-books in the fields of: Anthropology, Business & Management, Economics, Geography, History, Linguistics, and Psychology.

  • Early English Books Online (EEBO)Abstract AvailableFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Page images of 125,000 titles published between 1475-1700, representing nearly every work published in English during that time. EEBO includes publications in all subjects: literature, religion, government, medicine, science, and music. EEBO provides the facsimile of each work, so researchers can study these publications as they appeared.

  • Early English Books Online (text)Full Text AvailableRemote Access Available - 2,400 searchable and readable editions of EEBO text documents that link immediately to the corresponding image files.

  • EBL e-booksFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - E-books site with books selected for BYU Idaho courses. Adobe Digital Editions required

  • Ebrary e-booksFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Over 75,000 recent, downloadable e-books in every field. Adobe Digital Editions software may be required for downloads.

  • EBSCO eBook Collection (was NetLibrary)Full Text AvailableRemote Access AvailableShow Me - Over 20,000 titles useful for undergraduate research needs, as well as thousands of literature and history classics.

  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)Full Text AvailableRemote Access Available - ECCO contains English-language and foreign-language titles published in the UK between 1701 and 1800, plus thousands of important works from the Americas. 150,000 printed works (33 million pages) covering the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution.

  • GospeLink.comFull Text Available - NO OFF-SITE ACCESS! You must register to create a free account. LDS reference library with full-text searching of scriptures, church books and periodicals.

  • Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and TechnologyFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Provides information on the different styles of instructional design methodologies, tips, and strategies on how to use technology to facilitate active learning as well as techniques to help faculty and researchers develop online instructional and teaching materials.

  • Knovel Science & Engineering E-BooksFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - More than 1,400 e-books in life sciences, physical sciences and engineering.

  • Making of AmericaFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. Particularly strong in education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, & science and technology. Contains ~10,000 books & 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.

  • Making of the Modern World (Gale)Full Text AvailableRemote Access Available - "The Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850" provides digital facsimile images of 61,000 works of literature on economics & business published 1450-1850. Contains material on commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, trade & transport.

  • OverDrive ebooks and audiobooksFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - OverDrive is a digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and other digital content. OverDrive currently hosts more than 500,000 premium digital titles from more than 1,000 publishers, including Random House, HarperCollins, BBC Audiobooks America, Harlequin, and Bloomsbury. Many titles are compatible with e-readers and Apple devices, including iPods. Please note: Only titles that are compatible with your device will be shown.

  • Sabin Americana, 1500-1926Full Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. Over 6 million pages from 29,000 works.

  • Safari Tech Books OnlineFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Over 200 full-text e-books in computer science, especially from O'Reilly and Que. Note: Limit of 2 simultaneous users to the entire collection.

  • SpringerLinkAbstract AvailableFull Text AvailableRemote Access AvailableCombined Search Available - (Journals 1997+; E-books 2006-2010.) Online access to 1,300 Science, Technology & Medicine journals, 12,000 e-books (2005+), & the entire Springer Protocols collection (20,000).

  • STAT!RefFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - STAT!Ref is a full text electronic database of over 40 important medical reference works. The software provides options to make notes, bookmarks, links to journal articles, graphics, tables, and also provides integrated dictionary functions.


Free Audiobooks Collections

 

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  • ALK LibriFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Some classic, mostly Western European works. You may listen online free. In mp3 or ogg vorbis format.

  • AlbaLearning AudiolibrosFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Audiobooks, free for personal use. The text is available also. Play online, or download as mp3 files.

  • Feedbooks - A place to discover and publish e-books.

  • Japanese Classical Literature at BedtimeFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Japanese language audiobooks as mp3 files, most with a Creative Commons license. Some have links to the e-text.

  • Leer EschuchandoFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Offers many popular classics in audio form, all in mp3 format and completely free. Classics, children's classics, poetry, history, unpublished works and more.

  • LibriVoxAbstract AvailableFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - provides free audiobooks from the public domain.

  • Litterature AudioFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - French site with books from >170 authors and >300 works in mp3 format, from the best of French literature. Some Greek & Latin texts too, and more modern Western classics from Shakespeare to the brothers Grimm.

  • NewspaperDirect PressDisplayFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - Full-page digital images of >1000 newspapers and magazines from 82 countries, in 39 languages. Shows issues from the last 60 days.

  • Radio-Locator - The most comprehensive radio station search engine on the internet. Links to 10,000+ radio station web pages and 2500+ audio streams. Listen to live streaming audio from stations in the U.S. and around the world.

  • UlitkaFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - A large collection of works by both Russian and European authors, read in Russian. In mp3.

  • Vorleser Full Text AvailableRemote Access Available - About 500 German language audiobooks in mp3, from around 150 authors. Mostly German and European literature, with text links often included. For download at CD quality.


Free e-book Collections

 

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  • 4Literature - Several thousand books including religious and historical documents, children's fairy tales, and books by famous 19th-century American authors.

  • Bartleby's - Great books online, reference, verse, fiction, nonfiction.

  • LibriVoxAbstract AvailableFull Text AvailableRemote Access Available - provides free audiobooks from the public domain.

  • National Academies Press - reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council

  • Online Books Page - About 13,000 books, mostly older titles that are in the public domain.

  • Overland Trails - (BYU) Collection of digitized journals of people traveling overland to the American West.

  • Page by Page Books - Hundreds of classic books available online.

  • Project Gutenberg - Free E-books divided into 3 categories. Light literature; such as Alice in Wonderland. Heavy Literature; such as the Bible or other religious documents, Shakespeare, Moby Dick, Paradise Lost, etc. References; such as Roget's Thesaurus, almanacs, and a set of encyclopedia, dictionaries.