e-Books

Many of our databases include full text books as indicated by the list below. You can explore our databases by clicking  here.
 

  • ABC-CLIO Greenwood; Praeger and Libraries Unlimited eBooks  Over 7,000 encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides from ABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Libraries Unlimited, and Praeger.
  • Black Thought and Culture Contains 1,303 sources with 1,210 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material. · 
  • Black Women Writers Black Women Writers celebrates the many voices of women from Africa and the African Diaspora. Offering fiction, poetry, and essays from three continents, the database gives an unparalleled view of black women's struggles through time. The database features over 104,729 pages. 
  • Credo Reference CREDO Reference, formerly Xreferplus, is a digital reference library, which contains all types of reference books (currently 169 titles) that you'd want to see in any library: dictionaries,...
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) Nearly 25,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online. This collection also includes older literary classics in the public domain.
  • ERIC Coverage is from 1966 - present of journal articles and documents such as reports, handbooks, and monographs in education. ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. ERIC provides full text of more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library A large collection of reference E-books.
  • HomeGrown eBook Collection via Bibliolab Ebook platform used to host NC LIVE's HomeGrown Ebooks Collection. BiblioBoard delivers all media types, works across desktop and mobile platforms, and offers a modern user experience.
  • Images of America Historical images of everyday people, places and events.
  •  JSTOR
  • Latin American Women Writers Latin American Women Writers is an extensive searchable collection of prose, poetry, and drama composed by women writing in Mexico, Central America, and South America. Also included are essays by Latin American feminists and about the feminist movement that address both the universal concerns of women in every age and the distinctive issues of their struggles in the region. The database features 103,624 pages of prose, poetry and drama. · 
  • Making of the Modern World The Making of the Modern World offers researchers new ways of understanding the emergence of modern economics and other social sciences.
  • MIT CogNet From MIT. CogNet provides full text of six brain and conitive science journals and the abstracts of 25 others, as well as 480 MIT Press books in full-text PDF.
  • NC Live eBooks Browse ebooks in NC Live - Gale Virtual Reference, eBooks from EbscoHost, MYiLibrary, and ABC-CLIO.
  • Open Library "Open Library account holders can borrow an eBook from the growing collection of mainly 20th Century titles available now." Read it in a browser, a digital editions .PDF or use ePub.
  • PrepSTEP for Colleges Use this resource to practice for the ASVAB, GMAT, GRE PRAXIS, SAT, ACT and many other standardized tests. Registration is required, but no personal information is demanded.
  • ProQuest Dissertaions & Theses Full text access to dissertations and theses.
  • Proquest Ebook Central There are over 40,000 books in our eBook collection. New: Download e-books onto multiple devices.
  • RBdigital "In 1979, Henry Trentman, desperately searching for an alternative to standard radio programming to fill his hours on the road, came up with the idea of listening to recordings of all the great...
  • SocINDEX with Full Text is considered one of the best indexes for social research, but it also contains over 800 search-able full text books.
  • SpringerLink for researchers in biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, and economics - 56,000+ ebooks
  • Testing & Education Reference Center Via Gale - NC Live 
  • Wiley Online Library While considered strongest in providing journal article access, Wiley Online Library also included full text (PDF) access to over 9000 books. Strong in social sciences, life sciences, humanities and physical sciences.