Research Databases: Books & Reading
For off-campus access, enter your 14-digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/ library card. No college ID or library card? Request a college ID or library card barcode number.
- EBSCO eBook Collection
(EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
- EBook Central
(ProQuest) Over 100,000 ebook titles covering a full range of academic topics. General reference works are also included.
- Project Gutenberg
Over 54,000 free eBooks in the public domain.
- Book Review Digest Plus
(EBSCO/H.W. Wilson) Over 270,000 full-text reviews from more than 1,400 American, British, and Canadian periodicals back to 1983.
- Teaching Books.Net
TeachingBooks.net) Provides multimedia resources that can enhance and enliven reading experiences in the K-12 environment.
- World Cat (LSCS Libraries)
(OCLC) Locate books and other materials in libraries worldwide - no full text.
- Search the Library Catalog. Request any circulating items not in your local library using the "Place Hold" button. Login with your 14-digit library barcode number and PIN.
- Looking for a specific article? Search the Full Text Finder for newspaper, magazine, or journal titles.
- Search WorldCat to find books and articles from libraries worldwide, then apply at your local library for a TexShare card to borrow them directly or request specific books and articles through interlibrary loan.
Selected databases are funded, in part, through TexShare, a division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, utilizing grant funds provided by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.