The Meriam Library provides access to a variety of ebooks on mutliple subjects. Ebooks are aquired through various vendors and each platform is slightly different. The content in ebooks can be used in coureses and ebooks can be assigned in courses. A OneSearch search will provided you with most of our ebooks. See the last item on how to perform an ebook search in OneSearch. For assistance searching for or using ebooks, please contact Reference or your subject librarian.
Ebrary Ebook Central Multidisciplinary database of electronic books in a wide range of subjects, including arts & humanities, business, education, literature, religion, sciences, and social sciences.
Ebsco Ebooks A broad range database of ebooks purchased by the library and available through Ebsco’s interface.
Early English Books Online Digital images of over 125,000 works printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere between 1473 and 1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
O’Reilly Ebooks (formally Safari Ebooks) Full-text access to thousands of e-books in technology, business, creative and digital media, and personal and professional development, including computer manuals and reference works. Accessing O’Reilly Ebooks
Oxford Reference Collection Contains digitized content from Oxford’s reputable collection of dictionaries, companions, and encyclopedias covering over 25 academic subject areas. Sources include 180+ quick reference books and 230+ scholarly encyclopedias and handbooks. Search results range from brief definitions to lengthy articles with bibliographies for further research.
Internet Archive: A non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
OneSearch Ebooks: The majority of the ebooks which the has access to are cataloged through OneSearch. Select “Books @ Chico” in the drop down and then enter a keyword on the topic you are looking for. Once in the search results, under “Availability” select “full text online.”