The ABC-CLIO E-book Collection is a database of e-books focusing on history and literature. The database is browseable by title, subject, author, and publication year. It includes e-books from these series (formerly listed on our web page as individual databases by the same names): Daily Life Through History, Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Authors, Historic Events of the 20th Century, Literature in Context, as well as American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography.
Maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bookshelf is a growing collection of full-text biomedical books that can be searched directly by typing a concept into the textbox on the site. Subjects covered by its books include health care, evidence-based medicine, health policy, comparative effectiveness research, and public health. It is also accessible under "Books: Online Books" through the Entrez site.
Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills. NOTE: To access this resource you will need to authenticate through the proxy server from on campus as well as off campus.
This database consist of 2 major collections: "eBooks on EBSCOhost" (formerly NetLibrary) is a collection of over 24,000 online electronic books, most of which are new or recent titles. "eBooks Academic Collection" is a package, including titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, MIT Press, Harvard University Press and many others. Subjects include: Art, Business & Economics, Education, Language Arts & Discipline, Literary Criticism, Medical, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Poetry, Political Science, Religion, Social Science, Technology & Engineering.
A collection of more than 3,700 ebooks from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry.
Part of UNC-Chapel Hill's Documenting the American South site, the Library currently includes over 50 digitized complete texts of significant literary works of the South published up to 1920, including novels, memoirs, slave narratives, poetry and nonfiction no longer in print. Up to 100 digitized texts are planned.
This site provides access to the many books which are now freely available online. Most of them are classic texts which no longer have copyright restrictions, but it also includes some current items. Books are input on a volunteer basis by groups or individuals. Coverage includes a variety of subjects.
This collection includes downloadable audio books and eBooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more. These are compatible with most iPods, WMA compatible MP3 players, and eReaders. You must create your own free acount at the site to download audiobooks or eBooks.