eBook Collections

Electronic Resources by Subject

Electronic Resources A-Z

When off-campus you will be prompted to sign on to databases with your last name and your 7-digit college ID. Instructors/staff, your college ID number is the same as your employee ID number.

ABC-Clio (NC Live)
Over 200 e-book titles in literature, history, and more. Includes the Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Authors and Literature in Context series.

Credo Reference (NC Live)
Collection of 500+ full-text quality Reference e-books--dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks.

eBook Central Academic and Public Library Complete (NC Live)
Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.

eBook Collection from EBSCO (NC Live-EBSCO) e-books
Nearly 25,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online. (Formerly titled NetLibrary ebooks).

Gale eBooks (NC Live)
More than thirty reference e-books and encyclopedias in religion, history, philosophy, and more.

Home Grown eBooks Collection via BiblioLabs (NC Live)
A collection of more than 1,000 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.

Open Library eBook Borrowing Collection
North Carolinians have access to more than 100,000 in-copyright eBooks in Open Library, an eBook lending platform developed by Internet Archive.

STAT!Ref Main
Thirty full-text medical/nursing e-books, including the ICD-9-CM, volumes 1,2,3.

Credo Reference (NC Live)
Collection of 500+ full-text quality Reference e-books--dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks.

A Dictionary of Creation Myths
A to Z guide to creation myths from around the world.

Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art
Provides historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art for anyone who studies, creates, collects, or deals in works of art.

Oxford Companion to Beer
Covers everything from the agricultural makeup of various beers to the technical elements of the brewing process, local effects of brewing on regions around the world, and the social and political implications of sharing a beer.

Oxford Companion to Music
Online-only edition of the Oxford Companion to Music is a partial revision that focuses on living composers and their music, adding some terms, works, and cross-references to the original text.

Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance
Covers styles and movements, organizations, regions, and traditions. Focuses particularly on biographies of actors, playwrights, directors, and designers.

Oxford Companion to the Book
Includes traditional subjects such as bibliography, paleography, the history of printing, editorial theory and practice, textual criticism, book collecting, and libraries, but it also engages with newer disciplines such as the history of the book and the electronic book.

Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion
Covers more than three millennia of Jewish religious thought, custom, law, and practice, from traditional approaches to Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist, and post-denominational Judaism.

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History
Offers a record of the nation’s values, aspirations, anxieties, and beliefs as expressed in both everyday life and formal bodies of thought.

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible
Provides a single source for authoritative reference overviews of scholarship on some of the most important topics of study in the field of biblical studies.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America
Covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink.

ProQuest Career & Technical Education (NC Live)
The database includes approximately 600 titles covering a wide range of technical topics, including computing, building trades, automotive, business, hospitality, public safety, and graphic design.

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