Saturday, July 1, 2006

ebrary eBook Collection

Did you know that you can access a library of 30,000 full-text electronic books from your computer? Check out ebrary, an on-line database of books, reports, and maps. To access, use the direct link here or go to the library home page and click on the "ebrary" link under the Books section. Use your MyESC login and password to search and browse through the collection, which covers all the major disciplines such as history, science, technology, business, fine arts, literature, the social and behavioral sciences and education.

Ebrary's Simple (default) Search:

ebrary search optionsDownload the free ebrary reader to view or search through the full-text of any book in the collection. If you choose to create a personalized ebrary bookshelf you can save books you'd like to return to later. ebrary's reader even allows you to take electronic notes on, highlight words and phrases, and bookmark pages. Any notations you make will be saved into your personal bookshelf. You might be surprised to find that a wide variety of information is available in ebrary -- anything from a map of Moscow, and Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Bill Clinton's My Life and the Network Security Bible and Research Methods on the Social Sciences.

Sample ebrary results page:ebrary results page

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