Downloadable eBooks from EBSCOhost

Downloadable eBooks from EBSCOhost

Access thousands of eBooks in our EBSCOhost eBooks collection. eBooks can be viewed online from any computer and in many cases downloaded to computers or mobile devices.

Categories include Arts, Architecture, Biographies, Business, Fiction, Nonfiction, Health & Medicine, History, Law, Literature & Criticism, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion and more.

  • –Download thousands of eBooks to your computer or mobile device*
  • –Save a list of favorite eBooks to your free EBSCOhost account for easy access.
  • –Get a citation in multiple formats, including APA and MLA.
  • –View eBook Table of Contents from search result list.
  • –Navigate to eBook chapters or sections.
  • –Search within a book for specific terms.
  • –You can take notes on eBooks and save them to your My EBSCOhost folder for later viewing.
  • –Link to specific eBook pages for finding later.
  • –Browse books by category or search for specific topics.

Many EBSCOhost eBooks can be downloaded to your computer and even transferred to a mobile device (you’ll need a My EBSCOhost account and to set up Adobe Digital Editions). See our Downloadable eBooks guide for instructions and information. Click here to get started!

Other eBook collections we have (for online viewing only) include:

*Most mobile devices are compatible; for a full list see this page: To use an Apple device such as an iPad, you must download the free BlueFire App (from iTunes).

Check out our course guides!

Our course guides are designed to help you with your research. We have guides designed for specific courses (such as BIO 140) as well as general topics (such as Country Research Sources). Our 56 guides cover many areas from American History to Social Work and much more in between!

Course guides feature *:

  • –which databases to use to find the articles you need for your research;
  • –journals related to your subject (print and/or online);
  • –book recommendations on your topic (print and/or e-books);
  • –video clips;
  • –relevant websites;
  • –have a question while using the guide? use the “chat with a librarian” feature;
  • –contact information for the librarian who created the guide — contact them anytime for assistance!
  • — ..and more!

Read to get started? Just click on the green “course guides” logo on the library home page!

*individual course guide content varies

International Education Week Quiz – Congrats to our winners!

To celebrate International Education Week (Nov. 14-18) the library featured a daily quiz question posted in the library. The winners are:

* Rachel Borba won a $10 gift card to Sapo Freaky Burrito;
* Brian Sweeney won a $10 gift card to Thai Cuisine;
* Nicholas Mosher won a $10 gift card to China Star;
* Stephanie Neofotistos won a $10 gift card to Pick Pockets;
* Elisabeth Sacco won a $10 gift card to Newport Tokyo House.

Congrats to our winners!

Events: Nov. 14-18, 2011

We have many exciting events happening in the library!

International Education Week is November 14-18, 2011. To celebrate, the library is holding an “International Challenge.” Come to the library each day to receive a new quiz question, then find and submit your answer. Each evening one winner will be chosen by random drawing to receive a gift certificate to a local Newport restaurant.

The library is also exhibiting the “Capture It” Photo Contest Exhibit and “The Other Georgia” Exhibit.

Monday, November 14 @ 4-5 PM, Dr. Daniel Cowdin (associate professsor of religious and theological studies) is presents “Approcahing a Distant Beaty: The Jewish Talmud through Christian Eyes.”

Library Lessons: “Advanced Workshop in Research Methods” presents Qiqqa, a free online PDF organizer. Tuesday, November 15 @ 4-5 PM and 7-8 PM, Room 106. Refreshments will be served.

Have you ever wished there was a better way to organize all the articles that you have accumulated? There is, and it’s called Qiqqa. Julie Swierczek, Collection Services Associate, will show you the benefits of this free program. Just some of it’s features are:

  • Find citation information for each PDF
  • Annotate, highlight and tag PDFs
  • Export text and citations from the PDF into MS Word
  • Use brainstorming/visualization tools
  • Collaborate with others and more

Web Wednesdays presents “Films on Demand,” Wednesday, November 16 @ 1-2 PM in Room106.
Bring your own lunch and enjoy a free and informational presentation (we’ll provide dessert!).
Films on Demand Master Academic Collection is a streaming digital video platform, giving you access to thousands of full-length educational video andvideo clips. 
 You can browse videos in over 20 academic disciplines including Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Jusics, Mathematics, Earth Science and many more. Create a free personal account to organize videos into folders and create personal playlists for others to view.
 The Special Collections area also includes video collections from many popular sources such as:
  •  — ABC News
  • — BBC
  • — Royal Opera House
  • — National Geographic
  • — ..and many more!