Online e-Book Resources

eAudiobooks and eBooks

 

To search for digital materials in the library online catalog 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Open "Search the Catalog" at bplibrary.org
  • Under Catalog & Databases drop-down, choose "Digital Catalog"
  • Click green Search button
  • Using "Limit Search Results" choose e-books or e-audiobooks format
  • To limit more, choose Electronic Format type, subject, language or audience age
  • Click green Search button again
  • Sign into your account - upper right-hand corner - to download e-materials

 

 

OverDrive

eBooks and Digital Materials purchased by your consortium, LIBRISystem, Inc.  LIBRISystem, Inc. members are Burley Public Library, DeMary Memorial Library in Rupert, and Jerome Public Library.

 

 

LiLI.org

http://lili.org/dbs/category/19

Reference books on LiLI.org. A nice selection from medical encyclopedias to fashion and culture. You will need to enter your zip code and city to gain access to the materials.


The Hathi Trust

http://www.hathitrust.org/

A large-scale collaborative repository of digital content from research libraries including content digitized via the Google Books project and Internet Archive digitization initiatives, as well as content digitzed locally by libraries.


Project Gutenberg

http://www.gutenberg.org/

A digital library of free ebooks. Includes Book listings, search engine, newsletter, articles and information on how users can help create more free ebooks.


Google Books/eBooks/Magazines

http://books.google.com/

http://books.google.com/ebooks

Includes books for purchase but also includes many books available in the public domain. 


Internet Archive

http://www.archive.org/details/texts

Includes a wide range of fiction, popular books, childrens books, historical texts and academic books (comics and graphic novels are coming).

See also: Open Library - http://openlibrary.org/


International Childrens Digital Library

http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

Free eBooks resources for kids.


National Academics Press

http://www.nap.edu/

Academic titles.  Many are from the hard sciences.  Not all full text. Some free (chapters and full book) and for some purchase.  (When you click to put into the shopping cart, there is an option to click for a free download.)


Librivox

http://librivox.org/

eAudiobooks in the public domain.  Read by volunteers.


Where else to go to find eBooks:

 iPL2 eReader Resources - http://www.ipl.org/div/ereader/

The Online Books Page - http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/

Boise Public Library http://www.boisepubliclibrary.org/eCollections/Websites/OnlineeBooksandeAudio.asp

Boise State University

http://library.boisestate.edu/reference/books.shtm