EBOOKS!

What's an ebook?

An eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book that can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. Users can purchase an eBook on diskette or CD, but the most popular method of getting an eBook is to purchase a downloadable file of the eBook from a Web site to be read from the user's computer or reading device. Generally, an eBook can be downloaded in five minutes or less. Although it is not necessary to use a reader application or device in order to read an Ebook (most books can be read as PDF files), they are popular because they enable options similar to those of a paper book - readers can bookmark pages, make notes, highlight passages, and save selected text. In addition to these familiar possibilities, eBook readers also include built-in dictionaries, and alterable font sizes and styles. Follett eBooks can be used in two ways: You can access them online from anywhere and make use of the built-in dictionary and integrated search tools. Or, you can download and view eBooks offline, which reserves the eBook for a set circulation period, and allows use of the search, highlighting, note-taking and copy/paste/print features as permitted by the publisher.

Please click on the following link to take you to our ebooks within our library. Suggestions and feedback are always welcome. Please see your librarian for your log on ID and password.

 

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Marshall Cavendish ebooks - Marshall Cavendish, a leading publisher of nonfiction series and multivolume reference works for schools and libraries, is proud to present Marshall Cavendish eBooks. Marshall Cavendish eBooks are searchable digital books that include the full text and illustrations of select Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, Reference, and Children’s titles. Features of the Marshall Cavendish eBook platform include: easy access from any computer with an Internet connection; unlimited simultaneous use; cross-searching across all the Marshall Cavendish eBooks your institution has purchased; personalized folders; bookmarking; note-taking; and the ability to print pages. Please see your librarian for logins and passwords.

 

 

Project Gutenberg -Project Gutenberg is the place where you can download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device."  Their e - books are free in the United States because their copyright has expired.

 

 Audio books - Public domain books on audio from LibriVox


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