The library has been purchasing more books in an e-format. All of these titles are included in the VSC Online Catalog and are designated “[electronic resource]“. When you look at the details for these titles there will be an access link below the holdings information:
You can also limit a catalog search to e-books by using the Advanced Search. After using the dropdown menus to select library:Lyndon State College, select format:Books and type:Ebook.
Another option is to search the Library’s databases for e-books.
- EBSCO e-book collection
- Reference e-books
The Library has access to more than 500 online reference books.
- Digital Book Index
A combined catalog for several major e-Book sites, along with thousands of smaller specialized sites. Each e-book’s record states whether access is free or not.
- Google Books
Digital images of more than 15 million books.
Digital images of more than 5 million books.
- Internet Archive: Text Archive
Digital images of almost 3 million open-access books.
- The Online Books Page
“An index of over one million online books freely readable on the Internet”, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania.
Open-access books, focusing on reference texts.
- Project Gutenberg
Online transcriptions of 36,000 out-of-copyright books.
A search engine for locating e-books, including free titles.