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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.

 

eBooks select to expand list

  • 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.

Reading Resources  select to expand list

  • 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.
Link to Databases by Title Search for magazines, newspapers, and journals by title Find Databases by Subject

  1. 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.
  2. Looking for a specific article? Search the Full Text Finder for newspaper, magazine, or journal titles.
  3. 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.

 

TexShare databases 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.